Does anyone have any tips to catch or trap a cory to move him to another tank? I am hoping to catch him without taking all the plants out of the tank.
baiting them would also work without doing hardwork. Lowering water is a hardwork.Lowering the water level in the tank will help. Also, try using two nets. One to herd him towards the other net and then try and scoop him up. They are fast and with a lot of plants it will be a little tricky.
Once they figure out you are trying to catch them they will take off and hide so while your suggestion very well may work, I thought I'd offer an alternative solution. It could always be done on a water change day so the OP would be lowering the water level anyways.baiting them would also work without doing hardwork. Lowering water is a hardwork.
One thing : Corys can sting !Recommend one net and your hand, instead of a second net. You can slide your hand through plants and around ornaments/driftwood much easier than a net, and wiggling fingers are good for 'pushing' them where you want them to go. You can set your net just off one corner, and herd the fish around and into it that way.
Also, if you haven't done it, check out youtube, there are some good videos of just this topic. I like this one especially:.