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What catfish do i have? :S #1
Well i am unsure, I don't know if the silver one is a pygmy cory or a bronze cory and are the 2 pink ones Common brochis? emerald catfish :S?

Apologise for the flash didn't realise i had it on, I take it fish don't like flash

Do these need to be a minimum of 6? They are always bunching together, Especially the silver one he/she is very tight to the pink ones.

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Re: What catfish do i have? :S #2
Hi

Pic didn't show up If using the "Attach file" box at the bottom of a post, you can only add one at a time. Pics will help, but it doesn't sound like you have a Brochis as they're green, not pink
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Re: What catfish do i have? :S #3
I can see it, You sure its not there? And yeah must not be a emerald catfish lol
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Re: What catfish do i have? :S #4
Ah pic is showing now. The pink ones are Albino Cories (a variant of the bronze Cory most likely) - they should be in a group of at least six, but the others don't need to be albino, these two will shoal with standard bronzes. Just so you can compare, have a look at this:

Albino Cory

From the angle of the shot I can't tell if the other is a Pygmy or not. Our caresheet has a pic of one of my Pygmies so see if he looks like that.
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Re: What catfish do i have? :S #5
Pic is showing for me now Can't help with ID though, sorry!
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Re: What catfish do i have? :S #6
Ok thanks fishlady, I think it is a pygmy, So if i get 3 more should i get 1 more albino and 2 more pygmy? Might be abit hard though! In the near future ofc when the tank is settled!

They are not fond of carrot as i found out earlier, After blanching too!
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Re: What catfish do i have? :S #7
Thats because your a coldwater adviser suey!! :D
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Re: What catfish do i have? :S #8
I can do some tropicals I'll have you know But not those ones
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Ok thanks fishlady, I think it is a pygmy, So if i get 3 more should i get 1 more albino and 2 more pygmy? Might be abit hard though! In the near future ofc when the tank is settled!

They are not fond of carrot as i found out earlier, After blanching too!


It's a bit more complicated as with Cories each species needs a group of its own kind. So you'd need 4 more Albino or Bronze Cories (they are both the same species) plus 5 or more extra Pygmy Cories (if you're certain that's what he is).

Don't add them 'til the tank is nice and stable though and don't add them all at one go. Add the Albino/Bronze first, then wait a couple of weeks and if your ammonia and nitrite are staying at 0 you can add the extra Pygmies.
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Re: What catfish do i have? :S #10
I want to get 10 shole fish like tetra's etc too, And my mum wants a fish, Do i have enough water capacity?