What do you feed your Cory? - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-09-2012, 11:03 PM Thread Starter
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What do you feed your Cory?

I have 6 Axelrod Cory and will be getting 5 Albino Cory for my other 10 gallon when it finishes it cycle. Right now I am feeding them a homemade flake by my LFS. It is made up of a 50/50 plant/animal flake. It's 43% protein fat 8% and moisture is 9%. My Cory seem to eat it fine, but a few times I'll see them pass the food through their gills. I'm thinking they may prefer something else. So is there any recommended foods for these guys.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-09-2012, 11:09 PM
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Algae wafers but they also eat tropical flakes dried bloodworms and anything that sinks to the bottom.

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I feed mine, algae wafers every couple of days & the sinking catfish pellets. I just got some freeze dried blood worms, they may all get treats tonight

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Nutrafin Sinking pellets. They also eat any fish food that falls down. My albino has learned to catch it before it hits the ground.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 04-10-2012, 04:19 AM
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I feed mine hikari algae wafers and whatever falls to bottom...they seem to especially like frozen bloodworms and brine shrimp w/spirulina.
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