Why Are My Corydoras Inactive?

It’s worrisome when you see your corydoras just sitting at the bottom of the tank and not doing much. In most fish it’s a sign of illness or stress, But is it something you need to worry about with corydoras? Why are my corydoras inactive in the tank? There are quite a few reasons this … Read more

Is Eco Complete Okay for Corydoras? Is It Safe?

Looking for some new substrate for your corydoras tank and eco complete has caught your eye? Now you need to know if it’s safe for their delicate barbell mouthpieces? While eco complete can be a relatively sharp substrate, It’s ok for corydoras and shouldn’t harm their barbells. Most barbell damage comes from heavy porous substrates … Read more

Can Corydoras Get White Spot Like Other Fish?

White spot can be a scary thing to see on any fish. You may ask yourself, “Can Corydoras get white spot?” and worry about your corydoras getting sick. The truth is, Yes, Corydoras can get white spot. As sensitive scaleless fish, they can be hard to treat, But there are some options such as protozin … Read more

Corydoras Breeding: How Often Do Cory Catfish Lay Eggs?

How often do cory catfish lay eggs

Have you considered breeding your corydoras (armored catfish)? There’s a lot of information available to help you get started for sure., Did you know that Cory catfish come in around 150 distinct species, with their own set of characteristics and breeding requirements? That’s a lot of information to sift through. Especially just to get generic … Read more

Dealing with Red Blotch Disease In Corydoras and Other fish

Red Blotch Disease Corydoras

Red blotch disease in corydoras is fairly common and can be caused by a plethora of things, from a scratch, a bite, a scrape, or even just high nitrate levels. Luckily red blotch disease is super easy to deal with if caught early, and you won’t even need medication or antibiotics. To cure your cory … Read more

Why is my cory catfish swimming at the top of the tank?

Why is my cory catfish swimming at the top of the tank?

If you’re watching your corys and notice some weird behavior where they will jolt up to the top of the tank and back down again, Or even sit at the top of the water, there is a good reason for this behavior. There are actually 2 reasons they do this. The first is common healthy … Read more

This is why your cory catfish is not moving

why is my cory catfish not moving

Sometimes cory catfish just rest at the bottom of the tank, And sometimes it’s an indication of a larger issue that needs to be diagnosed. In this article, you will learn How to tell if your cory catfish is just resting How to diagnose more serious issues The most common reason a cory will stop … Read more

Do cory catfish eat snails and shrimp?

Do cory catfish eat snails and shrimp

You might be thinking since cory’s will eat just about anything, does that mean they will also eat small snails and small shrimp? The answer is no, cory catfish won’t eat snail or shrimp. The only exception is if they are starving, they may turn on very small shrimp or shrimp babies. The reason being, … Read more

What to feed your cory catfish

What to feed your cory catfish

If you’ve just picked up some cory catfish and now need to know what to feed them, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, You will learn: Everything a cory catfish needs in its diet What these bottom of the tank fish like to eat the most How to provide your cory catfish … Read more