- Fish Breeding
- - Unexpected Cory fry
|DanMarion ||08-17-2010 07:04 PM |
Unexpected Cory fry
I discovered dozens of little white eggs in my cory/oto tank about a week or so ago. The cories ate what seemed like all of the eggs, so I wasn't expecting much. I came home from work today and noticed that there was another several dozen eggs on the glass/plants/filter. As I was counting eggs, a movement caught my eye, and much to my surprise, I have fry! There must have been eggs hidden somewhere else that the parents didn't munch on.
My question is, what do I feed the fry? Do I need to separate them from their parents?
(This is a repost. I realized that I previously posted in the wrong section.)
|redchigh ||08-18-2010 09:18 AM |
Well you're probably going to need to feed the fish 'infusoria', which is a microscopic food...
You can also use one of the many liquid fry foods.
I've even heard of people introducing snails to their tank as a way to 'innoculate' their tank with infusoria.
Can we get pics?
|redchigh ||08-18-2010 09:28 AM |
double post. whoops
|DanMarion ||08-18-2010 05:00 PM |
I snapped a couple of pictures with my phone, but the fry weren't cooperating, so the photos came out horribly blurry. I'll try again tonight.
I can't wait to see them. I saw a few babies at the fish store today and they are so stinking cute.
|felixfelicis888 ||09-01-2010 08:31 PM |
I'd love to see those fry. I've always wanted to breed cory cats!
|kitten_penang ||09-01-2010 10:27 PM |
yeag your so lucky ^.^ congrats on the babies
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