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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-26-2013, 02:44 AM Thread Starter
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Metae kitten!

Saw something darting around at base of the chain sword. Not the best pic, just took it quick with the iPhone. I have had cories for many years, but never managed to get them to breed to my knowledge, so this is a nice surprise.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-26-2013, 02:55 AM
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Aww! It's so cute!
Kitten... Never thought of calling a baby catfish that. Good idea.
Quick, poke around and look for more!
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Since then, I've found three more, all of different sizes. The parents have been laying eggs fairly regularly for a few months. I guess I have enough cover and aufwuchs to support the babies. I found a few eggs during today's WC, so I moved one to my shrimp tank. Thought I would give it a shot without any predators.
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Had the same thing happened to me one time with Cories. One day I just saw little babies about a half inch long swimming out from my bed of dwarf hairgrass. The grass was so thick that it must have had them concealed for a month or so. Very cool though!
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-13-2014, 02:46 AM
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