Scientific Name: Corydoras sp.
Common Names: Albino Corydoras, Armored Catfish, Plated Catfish, Bronze Catfish, Mailed Catfish, Cory Catfish
Adult Size: 2.5 inches
Life Expectancy: 3 - 5 years
Habitat: South America
Minimum Tank Size: 25 gallon
Ideal Tank Conditions:
- Temperature : 72°F - 78°F
pH : 6 - 8
Water Hardness : 5 - 18
Temperament / Behavior: Very peaceful
Diet/Nutrition: Bottom feeder, they will scavenge around the tank looking for scraps. Supplement their diet with Algae Wafers that sink to the bottom of the tank.
Breeding: Female will clean a spot on the aquarium glass, or an object in the aquarium to lay her eggs on. Eggs should hatch in 4-6 days after spawning. Do note that these fish will eat their own fry, so they will need to be separated from the parents.
Gender: Females are larger and rounder than the males of the same age.
Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart