10-16-2011, 07:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Byron
The real problem is that corys must be kept in a group, and the pygmy (dwarf) species are especially social. If you like the fish and want them, get at least another 6 or 7. In smaller groups this species will not last. You can read more in our profile, click on Corydoras pygmaeus
. For feeding, sinking foods are needed; pellets, disks, tablets.
However, you have other issues with your stocking. A Betta is not a good community fish, and I would not keep him with white clouds. The latter require cool water, room temperature at most; again, check the profile info, click White Cloud Mountain Minnow
. The Betta might also consider them food.
Bettas are cool with species of fish that do not have long fins, in spite of that, Bettas just need lots of room and more room so that others can get out of the Bettas way. Bettas gotta bum rap from the orient putting the Bettas in little spaces so they can fight
Fun fact, my Corys have not schooled completely yet (4) My Molly's sometimes school, rarely though (5) go figure.