question on cories

Discussion in 'Corydoras' started by Michelle, Feb 2, 2006.

  1. M

    Michelle New Member Member

    i have regular gravel fromt he pet store in my tank? i've heard this hurts cories is this true?
  2. M

    Maida_gc Valued Member Member

    They say it's not preferable. But they'll be fine. All the pet stores have it and so do I. Perhaps others will disagree.
  3. atmmachine816

    atmmachine816 Fishlore VIP Member

    you will be fine
  4. Butterfly

    Butterfly Moderator Moderator Member

    Big gravel tends to wear their barbels down. they prefer sand.
    I do have some in fine gravel
  5. vin

    vin Well Known Member Member

    Mine are in a mix of fine and round pea gravel.
  6. G

    Gunnie Well Known Member Member

    I have 5 cory cats in a 20 gal. long with regular gravel and they are doing great. I think they have a better chance of damaging their barbels in a gravel tank, but they will be fine! ;)

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