Normal behaviour for sterbai cories?

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Normal behaviour for sterbai cories?

Postby Eelecila » Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:27 pm

I've just added 3 sterbai cories to my tank and they are crazy! They keep swimming madly up and down and chasing each other. Is this normal?
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Re: Normal behaviour for sterbai cories?

Postby zyla » Sat Jan 28, 2012 8:59 pm

hi,

i have 3 sterbai cories too, they also swim around up and down the tank and chase about. They did it a little more when they were first put in the tank, but I regularly see them doing it and they're eating well. I think it's just how they can be, and fun to watch!
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Re: Normal behaviour for sterbai cories?

Postby cobden28 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:12 pm

On the subject of Sterba cories, I've got three of them in my 4 ft community tank. They eat everything the others have but so very rarely show their faces, preferring to hide behind a piece of log I have in the tank. I'm considering getting three more to keep them company, would this suit?

Yesterday I did a major replanting project, introducing another piece of log and another small rock somaybe this would give shy fish like my cories more confidence?
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Re: Normal behaviour for sterbai cories?

Postby Carylnz » Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:29 am

Corys love being in big groups so more is better. You should see them out and about more in a larger group.
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