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I met Frank yesterday and picked up my 6 little pygmaeus cory's.
They are half or smaller then the 2 I have. They were swimming around the front of the tank one was alone. Then all of a sudden one of the older ones come over to him, they stare at each other for a moment and then just swim away together, it was so cool to watch them do that. Then the other little ones came over and now they're a nice little group swimming around the tank together, so cute:) It's amazing how they communicat to each other and how the older ones who don't really swim around the tank that much came right over to them. Well I thought it was amazing anyhow,lol:icon_roll
 

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These are the cutest fish i currently have. they seem to socialize more than my other fish and are often found resting on random leaves until one swims past and the other soon follows. very cute! Youre gonna love them!
 

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I had 3 Pygmy cories from Heartnet for a few months before I got more (from msjinkzd at the Greater City Aq Society meeting lol). They were half the size of Heartnet's and the moment they were added, the 3 seniors, who I never saw before then, came out and 'welcomed them home'. They all school together in the mornings and evenings now, take tours around the tank or something. Too sweet.

And Sunyang just dropped off 9 more for me XDDDDD

If you like fish socializing, you need to get a pile of otos. I LOVE watching them meet and greet and school together, but they need a tank where they really feel safe and with good flow. Otherwise they're awfully shy.
 

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I had 3 Pygmy cories from Heartnet for a few months before I got more (from msjinkzd at the Greater City Aq Society meeting lol). They were half the size of Heartnet's and the moment they were added, the 3 seniors, who I never saw before then, came out and 'welcomed them home'. They all school together in the mornings and evenings now, take tours around the tank or something. Too sweet.

And Sunyang just dropped off 9 more for me XDDDDD

If you like fish socializing, you need to get a pile of otos. I LOVE watching them meet and greet and school together, but they need a tank where they really feel safe and with good flow. Otherwise they're awfully shy.
same for me, a few of them are sooo tiny but they fell right in with the older ones. Love otto's but I'm so bottom dweller heavy in my other tank, hmmm maybe I can fit a few more in the 40b here;)
 

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These are the cutest fish i currently have. they seem to socialize more than my other fish and are often found resting on random leaves until one swims past and the other soon follows. very cute! Youre gonna love them!
have to agree with you there, they're becoming my favorit's next to my sparkling gourami's.
 

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I think I'm going to get more. I was watching them last night, it's like the older ones are watching over the little guys. They're so cute I can't stand it I want more!!!
 

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I think I'm going to get more. I was watching them last night, it's like the older ones are watching over the little guys. They're so cute I can't stand it I want more!!!
Pwaahahahahahahaha. Oh dear. They are very 'swarmy' with 29 pygs in my 29gallon :D Wake up every morning to group tours around the tank. I'm thinking I need more hasbrosus too.
 

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they dont really add that much to the bio load. If you are talking about your 29G, imo you can add plenty.
BTW, which stores in NJ have them?
I was kind of thinking that, but I'm trying to fight the urge. Will they do ok with other cories? I have to worry about the whisker shrimp too. I've never seen them go after any of my fish, but the size of these guys scares me. They actually step right over the albino cories when they're in the way hahaha.

Fishtown USA in Ramsey has had them every time I've been in there. A little pricey I think @ 2 for $7, but not too bad considering they aren't easy to come by. I can always ask Mike at Rt.4 Aquarium to get some. He has come through for me every time I asked him for something.
 

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Pwaahahahahahahaha. Oh dear. They are very 'swarmy' with 29 pygs in my 29gallon :D Wake up every morning to group tours around the tank. I'm thinking I need more hasbrosus too.
what else do you have in there? I have 6 R.Espei,6 punctatus cory's,6 red iriani rainbow's, 2 blue finned kribs and the now 8 pygmy's. What do ya think can I add more? :hihi:


I got mine for $2 each from FranksAquarium.
 

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:X I have 8+ Oto affinis/macrospilus, 9 Oto Cocama, 5 CPDs, 5 Rivulus speciosus, a bunch of Heterandria formosa, 1 betta, endless shrimps.

I'm thinking of giving up my CPDs tho. They make everyone skittish. My Hasbros live in a sand tank.
 

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I think after the holidays I'll take a run out to Franks, plus I'd like to see what else he has. Thinking of starting up one of my 10g's again. I'd really like peacock gudgeons too!
 
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