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harveeymon 01-30-2014 05:32 AM

what kind of Cory is this
 
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Attachment 284690 I would like to know because when I go to the pet store to buy more I want to know what to ask for. I'm new to Cory's soo any pointers are welcome.

jaysee 01-30-2014 07:32 AM

I think those are the ones I had - false juliis? Or maybe real juliis

Chesh 01-30-2014 07:11 PM

What he said!!!
From what I've read julii Cories look very similar to several other Corydoras species, but aren't very common in shops. C. trilineatus is the one that I've read are the most common, and these are often sold under the names "Three-Lined Cory," or "Leopard Cory." Unless you know where your lil' fish was caught, you may never know for sure, but my understanding is that care for them is very similar - so it may not matter. . . either way, good luck with the cutie-pies, and welcome to TFK!

jaysee 01-30-2014 07:14 PM

Honestly though, they're all pretty much the same as far as care is concerned.

harveeymon 01-30-2014 10:57 PM

Thank you very much, actually I changed my substrate to sand just for them.

Chesh 01-31-2014 12:32 AM

Perfect - gotta keep those lil' barbels safe! Good luck finding more to add to their number! ^__^


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