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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-10-2008, 08:26 PM Thread Starter
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Fry size suitable to sell/ ship?

I have some albino corydoras aeneus fry. Very few are 1/2 in, most of them are between 3/4 and 1 in.
What size should they be before selling/rehoming?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-10-2008, 10:50 PM
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I think 1/2 inch is suitable provided that they are properly shipped with consideration of the weather and shipping time. All these factors are important to ensure safe and live arrival.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2008, 12:43 AM
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I personally think yours are the perfect size now, IMO a 1/2" fish has so little "meat on its bones" as it were that the stress and going without eating during a few days of shipping could seriously emaciate it. Fish closer to 1" tend to fare a little better.

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Thanks, that makes sense.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-11-2008, 05:55 AM
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depends on fish..... for cories 1 inch should be fine.
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