Fertilized Cory eggs arebeige with dark spots. In contrast, infertile eggs are white, plain, and translucent. A simple observation can confirm for you which eggs to keep (those that will produce live Cory Catfish). Remember that fertile eggs do not produce healthy offspring all the time.
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How do you know if a cory catfish is fertile?
Cory eggs? If so how do you know about the fertile or not fertile part? Hello! I have had Cory catfish lay eggs in the past and have found that the best way to tell them apart is the non-fertile ones turn white and the fertile ones stay kind of clear.
What do fertile eggs look like when they hatch?
Fertile eggs tend to look beige in colour. They will develop a darker spot in the middle as hatching nears. So long as the eggs don’t get fungus, there is hope they will hatch. Infertile eggs will look plain and white/translucent. The eggs should take about 3+ days to hatch, and when they hatch, the fry are super tiny.
How long do cory catfish lay eggs?
If you have six Cory Catfish in your tank, then it will probably take 7 days for each female to lay eggs, considering that all other parameters are met. How Many Eggs Do Cory Catfish Lay? A female can spawn from 10 to 20 eggs at a time. Fertile eggs look beige in color, and they tend to develop a darker spot in the middle as the hatching nears.
How do you hatch Cory eggs without removing them?
I have never been able to hatch cory eggs without removing them. I have a small fry tank (20 gallons) and if the eggs are on leaves, I cut the leaves and hang them in the fry tank. If they are on glass, I gently scoop them out with a credit card (clean) and try to attach them to a leaf.