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Can you overfeed cory catfish?

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Cory catfish are well known among aquarists for their many ornamental species. ... However, because cory catfish are timid, bottom-dwelling fish, and are not very good swimmers, you'll want to give them food that other fishes won't pick, but do not overfeed them.

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