When Can I Tell If My Cory Is A Male Or Female?

Samwuzhere

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I just bought two albino Cory catfish because I wanted to breed them. The only way I know how to tell if it’s a boy and a girl is by size, but they seem kind of small. How old are they normally when they’re at the petstore
 

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It's usually not too hard once they become near an inch.
I cannot make a good estimate of how old they are at the store, because I don't know how your store imports them, and how large they are when they get there.

Females are much wider, and chubbier around the girth, while males are long and slender.
I have a couple males in my tank, along with some females.
 

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I agree with Fanatic about sexing them.
If you are trying to breed them, it would be best to get a large group of them. That would ensure you get both males and females and they will be much more comfortable in a group rather than just a pair.
 

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