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Cory Catfish And Plecos: Can They Live Together?

Cory catfish and plecos are common species in home aquariums. They are so popular that aquarists often choose to mix them together in the same tank. But this immediately raises one question: can both live together in peace? And if not, which species should you choose? Since I have faced these questions many times in …

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How Many Cory Catfish Should Be Kept Together?

Cory catfish are among the most popular bottom dwellers in home aquariums. However, when I first thought of owning some, I had no idea how many to get. Over the years, I have learned that there are many variables to this question, including the specific type of cory, the size of the tank, additional fish …

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Cory Catfish And Guppies: Can They Live Together?

Guppies and cory catfish are among the most popular freshwater fish kept in home aquariums. This, of course, raises one question: can they live together? A few years ago, I thought that my guppies were too aggressive for corydoras. However, as I gained more and more experience in this field, I found that it was …

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Cory Catfish And Neon Tetras: Can They Live Together?

Both cory catfish and neon tetras are popular freshwater fish, which immediately raises one question: Can they share the same tank? In this article, I’ll answer that question, and also provide some great tips on how to get them to live side by side. So, without further ado, let’s dive right into it. Can Cory …

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Do Cory Catfish Eat Shrimp? Can They Live Together?

Many fish owners enjoy raising cory catfish, as they are quite easy to care for and get along with many other species. However, not many feel comfortable raising them with shrimp, as they are quite small and delicate. At least that’s how I felt a few years back. In this article, I’ll discuss whether cory …

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Cory Catfish And Loaches: Everything You Need To Know

Cory catfish and loaches are quite common species in home aquariums, mainly because they are excellent scavengers. And yet, many aquarists are a little hesitant when it comes to these two species.  Some have no idea if they can share the same tank, while others just want to grow one of them, but have no …

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Do Cory Catfish Eat Snails? (And How To Make Them Coexist)

Since Cory catfish are scavengers, one of the most frequent questions people ask is whether they eat snails. As I started growing Corydoras, I even asked this myself. Fortunately, after a few months of observations and research, I came to a conclusion. Cory catfish do not eat snails because they cannot fit in their mouths. …

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Can Plecos Live In Cold Water Ponds? (Complete Guide)

One of the questions I get asked frequently is whether plecos can live in cold water ponds. It seems like a pretty basic question because it would seem that any fish could live in water, even if it’s cold. But the problem is the temperature requirements for plecos. Plecos can live in cold water ponds, …

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