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Discussion in 'Bottom Dwellers' started by CSnyder00, Feb 1, 2017.

  1. CSnyder00

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    3 out of the 13 were duds. 1 still has yet to hatch but I can see him move inside the egg. Shouldn't be long now. If I get that one, I'll be 10/24 on this group. Much better than 4/24.
     
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    At it again today! Another egg laying by my duplicareus!
     
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    I have 10 surviving fry from the first two batches, rather pitiful, but I learned my lessons. Today I recovered 19 eggs, but I know at least two others got eaten, because they were obvious (front and center of the sponge filter) and then they were gone. So I would guess she laid another 22-24 eggs. This group is awesome! Hats off to WetSpot for some great cories!

    I also need to thank Don, Matt C., Blaise, and everyone else helping me through this. I'm pumped to get back into cories on a hot streak!

    Don, the group of Green Lasers you hooked me up with are much happier with more friends.
     
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    Keep it up, Cory. Like I said, I'm in for half a dozen.

    Blaise
     
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    Blaise,

    Be ready for them at the June meeting. The little buggers are growing fast.

    Cory
     
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    I'll say!

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    Moved the Duplicareus adults into the 30 gallon that I had cleared the plecos out of and within a week of feeding frozen, Voila! More eggs!
     
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    After pulling the eggs last night, it looks like I have about 40-50 eggs. I must have at least two females that laid. This was not the doing of a single female.
     
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    I think you've successfully cornered the duplicareus market around these parts, Cory. Those are some prolific fish.

    Blaise
     
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    Let's not count our cories before they hatch. But I agree, I seem to be able to spawn them at will, which is awesome.
     
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    So your Duplicareus are Duplicating? Not surprising. It's in their name. Lol
     
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    Very true. On the plus side, I love the appearance of these fish as well.
     
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    I've got about 30 wigglers in the breeder box. They seem to be doing well. I had a really nice hatch rate this time. I think it is due to me keeping the eggs we during the entire process. I had actually pulled the plant last time rather than removing them in water.

    Hopefully this means I'll have more of these for sale soon!
     
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    Hi everyone! Brand new to the forum. I realize this is a really old post, but I was looking into the CW111 Cory's after finding them available on an import list some friends of mine have. They are going to be bringing in a shipment soon and I was considering adding some to it. I was kinda taken back when I saw the price at 1000ea, but that appears it's somewhat in line with what they run....can anyone confirm the price or suggest other sources? I am super interested in getting a small group of these and attempting to breed them. Thanks and looking forward to responses and getting to know you all!
     
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    While I cannot suggest other sources, or whether the price quoted is realistic, I do recall this cory getting a mention in a recent issue of Amazonas as being very expensive. From what I recall, it's a species highly desired by Japanese collectors, who have essentially cornered the market, thus driving up the price.

    They are groin-grabblingly cool looking though.

    I'd recommend looking through the offerings on Aquabid, if you haven't already. There's always something outside the norm available there. And nothing that requires taking out a loan.

    Blaise
     
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