MTS (Multiple Tank Syndrome) DoubleDutch

Discussion in 'Members Systems' started by DoubleDutch, Apr 20, 2013.

  1. Saibot

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    "Honey, the movie is on!"
    "Okay, just a moment, the Plecos are playing"
    "Well it was a lovely movie, what have you been doing this whole time"
    *looks at tank* "Um, important stuff, babe"
     
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    It's called TTTS (Tank Time Travel Syndrome) :lol:

    Most fish-keepers have experienced it :thumbup:
     
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    So true... Was busy preparing supper, next thing: food busy burning!
     
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    Agree with @pierreschoonraad ... awesome fish room!!

    As for the fishy videos... stunning as always!!
     
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    Thats a lot of leaves and a lot of leaves = a lot of tannin :D
     
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    Yeah. Don't know how much tannins these release.

    No Cory no glory
     
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    @DoubleDutch please could you help, you seem to be the cory expert. I ordered 7 panda corys, which arrived at the lfs on Thursday last week. I wanted to give them a few days to recover from shipping so picked them up on Sunday. Only 5 of the 7 were alive by then. Tiny, about 2cm max probably slightly smaller.

    Took them home, drip acclimatised and released in my 180L planted tank (peaceful inhabitants). Temp 26, pH 6,7, ammonia 0, nitrite 0, nitrate 10. Pfs and aquasoil, with dragonstone.

    Today I found 2 dead, one in bad shape (tail damaged, lethargic), one looking fine, one missing.

    Where did I go wrong? Sorry to be such a bother. I had my heart set on them and it makes me sad that they haven’t been thriving in my tank.
     
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    There is something going on in Pandas lately and probably caused by overbreeding and bad stock. Lots are kept under bad conditions at the wholesalers amd during transport and even fed thenwrong diet. So don't blame yourself.

    Temperature could a little lower.
    Try frequent waterchanges and if available use Melafix, which seems to help Corys adapting.

    Keep us informed.

    A lot of issues with Pandas on the American and Brittish forums I am on.

    No Cory no glory
     
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    @DoubleDutch thank you, much appreciated. Thinking I should perhaps go with Sterbai, they should handle 26C better? Any other suggestions?
     
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    Yeah or the "common" C.aeneus (one of the colortypes). Don't know what others are available.



    No Cory no glory
     
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    There are cases known of selfpoisoning, but mainly C.sterbai and killing all in a bag.

    Indeed a lot of Corys can sting, but it is very rare (stresssituations)

    No Cory no glory
     
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    I guess I got lucky. Mine were used to being handled so moving them to a new home wasn't an issue. I was worried about that but turned out they all are fine, more than a year later.
     
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    No Cory no glory
     
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    Leaflitter : Fish are lovin' it.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    No Cory no glory
     
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    No Cory no glory
     
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    A love baby. First ever in that tank.



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    No Cory no glory
     
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    Aaaaw they are so cute when they're this small.
     
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    Love the color of your cories. I have 5 peppered cories. Diet consists of frozen blood worm, tetramin flakes and tetra colour up hard flakes. What do you feed your Bronzies?
     

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