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Author Topic: Adolf's catfish? Corydoras Adolfoi  (Read 1659 times)
Walter
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« on: May 25, 2009, 09:40:57 PM »

Does anyone have them, or know more about their habits in a community tank with tetras? Can they survive and with what kind of fish can they survive with?
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« Reply #1 on: May 26, 2009, 03:36:48 AM »

Simply put, yes, they will be fine with your tetras. 

There are many fish profiles here on Badman's, including the Adolfo.  Here is a link to the Adolfo cory  http://www.badmanstropicalfish.com/profiles/profile122.html

You can also click on the fish profiles tab at the top of each page   happy
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Walter
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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2009, 08:15:05 AM »

Actually,I live in Mass. and was looking for a vendor closer than cali. to get a couple of them.
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« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2009, 10:19:02 AM »

Hi Walter,
How big is your tank?  Looks like you may only have a 10 gallon from your previous posts.  If this is correct, do not get adolfois.  They are beautiful fish but do need to be in schools, 5 or more.  They grow to be 2 inches or so and they are thick, solid fish, so they will weigh heavily on the bioload of the tank.  Your tank is definitely overstocked if it is indeed a 10 gallon.  Please do not add anymore fish, but if you must look at pygmy cories.  http://www.badmanstropicalfish.com/profiles/profile135.html.  Hope this helps.

And to answer your question they are extremely peaceful and will get along famously with any peaceful tankmates.
Take care,
Mary.
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« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2009, 01:18:48 PM »

Actually,I live in Mass. and was looking for a vendor closer than cali. to get a couple of them.
 fish10

May I ask.....what in the heck does Ed's post have to do with a vendor in Cali?  Or anywhere for that matter???

As Mary said, unless you plan on upgrading before, PLEASE don't add any to your tank.
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