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Inga 03-05-2011 08:51 AM

My Poor little Cory
I came home from work yesterday and had a look at my tank, like I always do. I noticed one of my Corie's was smashed in between the glass and the sponge filter. I wasn't sure if he was still alive or not but I immediately reached in and pulled the sponge away from the wall. He swam away. I was so happy. I hope he is alright, he must have been so scared. Talk about good timing that I came home when I did. Poor little Cory.

small fry 03-05-2011 12:44 PM

That sounds like a pretty close call. I'm glad you rescued him in time!

You probably already know to do this, but I would watch closely to make sure he doesn't develope any infections from his slime coat being effected.

Inga 03-05-2011 02:22 PM

Yes, Thanks. I don't know how long he was in there but He seems to be doing well so far. I put the lights out in the tank to give him some calm rest after and this morning he is swimming about like it never happened. I am guessing my timing was really good coming in and that he wasn't there real long. Thank God for that.

Blabomb 03-05-2011 02:30 PM

Just in the knick of of time! I'm glad you saved him and I hope he is alright. He must have been terrified! :shock:

jeaninel 03-05-2011 04:41 PM

Aww...poor little guy! Good to hear that he seems to be fine.

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