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by MissNoodle
Fri Jun 18, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Atypical medical case: outgrowth scales
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Re: Atypical medical case: outgrowth scales

The plate of armor you circled is normal in corydoras.

Can see it on these ones of mine too, including a panda.
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by MissNoodle
Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Corydoras Pygmaeus hiding
Replies: 5
Views: 451

Re: Corydoras Pygmaeus hiding

Dither fish would help calm them. Ember tetras or a species of boraras would be an excellent choice with the shrimp too. I'd lean towards the boraras as theyre a bit more docile. Id also make sure they have some extra cover like floating plants and maybe even some tannins to dim the lighting if doab...
by MissNoodle
Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Successful Corydoras eques spawn
Replies: 10
Views: 586

Re: Successful Corydoras eques spawn

Mexnotex wrote: Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:11 pm
MissNoodle wrote: Wed Jun 09, 2021 12:06 pm Congratulations :D
Thank you.
Where about in Ontario are you? I used to visit often that province. Have a sister in law that lives in Oakville
Down in good ole Windsor lol
by MissNoodle
Mon Jun 07, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!
Replies: 31
Views: 8969

Re: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!

Not the happiest of updates. The 2nd batch totally fungused over, despite alder cones and almond leaves. Had a lot of smaller fry fail to thrive of the first batch, only one really grew, and ive lost all but that one large sibling. Hes been moved to one of my smaller community tanks now to finish gr...
by MissNoodle
Tue May 25, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!
Replies: 31
Views: 8969

Re: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!

Moved them to an aerated container with tannins and RO water
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by MissNoodle
Mon May 24, 2021 6:06 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!
Replies: 31
Views: 8969

Re: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!

Ive got a second spawn today.

Again, on a floating anubias leaf, and a cold front moved through last night. Seems to be the consistent factor.
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by MissNoodle
Sat May 15, 2021 6:08 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Corydoras Eques setup
Replies: 30
Views: 8709

Re: Corydoras Eques setup

bekateen wrote: Fri May 14, 2021 9:11 pm A beautiful tank. Any signs of spawning yet?

Cheers,
Eric
Very gravid females, and the males chase the females daily, but nothing yet! But the males are fairly persistent, should only be a matter of time as well.

Big belly on these ladies
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by MissNoodle
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Loxozonus tat
Replies: 3
Views: 2261

Re: Loxozonus tat

snowball wrote: Tue Apr 27, 2021 2:27 am Nice! Any plans for more? Because, you know, Corys are best kept in groups! ;) :D
Hahahaha he's solo for time being! Maybe he will get a Farlowella twig cat companion on my other arm
by MissNoodle
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Corydoras Eques setup
Replies: 30
Views: 8709

Re: Corydoras Eques setup

Lovely tank, the fish are looking very happy. Are they emperor tetras you have in there with them? I was growing out some black emperor tetra fry in their tank, but they've been homed this week, so now it's ember tetras and boraras urophthalmoides as tankmates with them. I keep black emperors in on...
by MissNoodle
Tue Apr 20, 2021 3:21 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!
Replies: 31
Views: 8969

Re: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!

Theyre looking like mini hoplos more and more
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by MissNoodle
Tue Apr 13, 2021 3:30 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!
Replies: 31
Views: 8969

Re: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!

Some clearer photos today, collected a couple for a close look at development. Fed frozen daphnia today and they really liked it
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by MissNoodle
Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:31 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Corydoras Eques setup
Replies: 30
Views: 8709

Re: Corydoras Eques setup

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Busy busy little guys!
by MissNoodle
Mon Apr 12, 2021 6:28 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!
Replies: 31
Views: 8969

Re: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!

bekateen wrote: Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:05 am How many do you have?

Cheers, Eric
Theres a couple dozen it seems, hard to count them as they dart around when I try to check. I got a couple leaves they hide under in the nursery.
by MissNoodle
Mon Apr 12, 2021 4:45 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!
Replies: 31
Views: 8969

Re: Hoplosternum Punctatum Spawn!

14-15 days old today :D Ive been raising them with remineralized RO water in a small tote nursery, soon will be moved to a bigger containment. 20210411_232341.jpg 20210411_232302.jpg Starting to look more hoplo like rather than tadpole like lol Feeding Hikari First Bites and finely crushed Bug Bites...
by MissNoodle
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:25 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Loxozonus tat
Replies: 3
Views: 2261

Loxozonus tat

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Think it turned out okay :D
by MissNoodle
Fri Apr 02, 2021 5:29 am
Forum: South American Catfishes (Callichthyidae - Corys et al)
Topic: Spikes on male cory pectoral spine?
Replies: 3
Views: 1988

Re: Spikes on male cory pectoral spine?

Cropped closer.
This guy has both the serrations at the front of the spine, but odontodes on the top
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