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Re: Regarding compatibility....
Does anyone know of a reason that otocinclus(sp?) "algae eater" or "Chinese
algae eater" would not be compatible with killies...A. gardneri or A.
Al Anderson wrote:
> Al Anderson
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Wright Huntley" <huntley1 at home_com>
> To: <killietalk at aka_org>
> Sent: Thursday, April 20, 2000 9:05 PM
> Subject: Re: KillieTalk Digest V3 #225
> > > >Wright Huntley wrote
> > >
> > > Is there any one fish that can be kept with killies that is very good at
> > > cleaning up the extra black worms??
> > You bet! Almost any Cory catfish goes nutso over them. They will dig deep
> > the gravel to root them out. I'm fond of C. paleatus for that, but any of
> > the bigger Cories is good. They are never a problem to any killies, AFAIK.
> > Wright
> > I enjoy raising cory cats almost as much as killifish. I have found them
> very good at cleaning up extra worms and even eggs from the mops. I have 2
> tanks of gold gardneri adults on my rainwater system, both tanks get the
> same foods and water changes one tank has over 30 young gardneri in it and
> the other has no fry at all. I wondered about this so I pulled out the Java
> moss (it filled the tank) and I found a couple of corys. I removed the corys
> and now fry are starting to show up. I would not recommend cory cats with
> fry unless the corys are also fry. Both types of fry can be raised together
> because the killi fry grow a lot faster and they will not bother the corys.
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