Corydoras And Plant Obsessions

Discussion in 'Corydoras' started by fish time, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. fish time

    fish timeWell Known MemberMember

    Hello everyone so I have a new 20 gallon tank set up with sand and 3 fake plants I gave about 3 corys also , I'm not sure if it's just me but have any of you who have kept corys noticed that they just love to touch the plants alot like over and over and sometimes they will go inside and get stuck and wiggle out unharmed I have noticed that my corys just like to keep playing and feeling the plants repeatedly with the whiskers so has any one else noticed there corys do this e7ddbe5a92eedd4dbb1a479640595da0.jpg9a99c4a2e6c392c798595d6cb68a4d2a.jpgb61a47c3b70b323fd7aea656ea25a195.jpg47ae9be2594c21ab891b8c043cc262bc.jpg33b9df514eacb1742edd7b0b3b06c488.jpg

    Still to this second they still keep playing with the plants 

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  2. kayla.s

    kayla.sWell Known MemberMember

    It could be them eating algae off the plants. I have real plants and mine get so hyped about plant roots :/
  3. Coradee

    CoradeeModeratorModerator Member

    Corys aren't algae eaters, they're probably foraging for tiny food particles & the micro organisms in the plants
  4. kayla.s

    kayla.sWell Known MemberMember

    Well maybe it's just mine that go crazy over algae wafers then...
  5. DoubleDutch

    DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    Do they get anything else ?
  6. kayla.s

    kayla.sWell Known MemberMember

    @DoubleDutch meat, sinking pellets, and whatever hits the ground that the other fish don't get first :joyful:

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