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|10-31-2014 05:40 AM|
cats are fish
Petco has them at $9, and I've seen that price in other stores around town (midwest). I recently got lucky and picked up 3 down at Petsmart today that were mistakenly shipped to the store to fill an order for albino corys. I recognized them straight out, gold fins, white spots on black body. They didn't even have a tag for them so the guy just filled out the card for albinos and I got 3 sterbais for $10. I was pretty happy about that!
The only problem is that I now have only three sterbais in my tank and might need to spend the $9 a piece to fill out the rest of the team roster (I think 5 should do fine). I'm planning on stopping back at Petsmart tomorrow after their truck comes in to see if they have any other fortuitous delivery mistakes.
|10-21-2014 12:59 AM|
|Betta132||My LFS has them for about $6.99 each, and they usually have inch-long ones.|
|10-20-2014 11:34 PM|
Highjacking this thread
Since were talking sterbai, what is everyone paying for these guys? Im interested to see what the price tags around the country are.
|10-20-2014 04:50 PM|
|vanish||Three year old thread, I wouldn't expect much.|
|10-19-2014 11:43 PM|
Originally Posted by tuffgong View Post
|05-26-2011 02:14 AM|
The fry have grown out nicely. No deaths in the last two months. The count is holding steady at 7 with 3 albino and 4 normal Sterbai Corydoras. They are nice and plump and have great colors. They are very active in the 2.5g, but I will be moving them to something bigger very soon. I have some pics I will post in a bit, but for now here's a video.
|05-21-2011 12:17 AM|
|tuffgong||That is glossostigma.|
|05-20-2011 10:51 PM|
Originally Posted by tuffgong View Post
What kind of plants are those? I really like how those look in your tank and also how I think they might look in my tank too.
|04-27-2011 04:36 PM|
Congrats on your continued spawning! Here's a pic of my crude setup
I sometimes get fuzzy/fungus eggs and try to remove them as soon as possible. I hear you can use Methylene Blue but it's toxic for plants and your bio filter so I haven't used it yet. If I let the eggs stay where they were laid for a day or two I seem to get less fuzzy ones.
|04-27-2011 05:48 AM|
No worries Tuffgong. I can still use the help though!
The first batch of eggs turned fuzzy, but they were not finished there. I have quite a few eggs in the tank now. I have not done anything with them. If you could still post a pic that would be great. I have held off on getting any tank mates for these guys as they seem to be enjoying themselves.
|04-27-2011 05:06 AM|
So these guys have been on cruise control for a while. All I do is feed grindals and change the water every 4-5 days. I did lose two more for some reason, but I have 7 left with 3 of them albino. They are a plump 1/2" long. I will try to get some updated pics soon, but here's a video in the meantime:
|04-27-2011 05:02 AM|
Originally Posted by Nate McFin View Post
|04-16-2011 04:47 AM|
Any pics coming soon? I have a 40 breeder planted tank that has 6 Sterbai in there by themselves. (Well, a few pest snails as well) Today I found Sterbai eggs all over the glass. They have been in the tank for about 4 months. I feed Hikari sinking pellets, Emerald Entree frozen food, frozen brine shrimp, and new life flakes. My water is quite soft. Tank temp was recently lowered from 80 to 76. 50% water change per week at a slightly cooler temp. The eggs are new today so I guess I will have to see what happens to them ovewr the next few days.
Pics of your cup set up would be very helpful as I am not sure exactly what to do from here. I have a Rena Xp3 on the tank is the intake going to be a problem? Would a nylon stocking over the intake help? Any advice you may have would be great.
|03-24-2011 03:32 PM|
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|03-23-2011 03:09 AM|
They are really see through!
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