Catfish | Gold Green Cory Catfish
Catfish | Gold Green Cory Catfish

Catfish | Gold Green Cory Catfish

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Scientific Name:  Corydoras aeneus

Common Name: Green Cory, Green Aeneus

Adult Size: 3.5 inches

Life Expectancy: 5 years

Habitat: South America in the upper Amazon inhabiting rivers, tributaries and standing waters

Minimum Tank Size: 30 gallons 

Ideal Tank Conditions: 

  • Temperature Range: 68.0 to 82.0° F
  • pH Range: 5.8-8.0
  • Hardness Range: 2 - 15

    Temperament: Peaceful

    Diet & Nutrition: Omnivores; will eat food that has settled to the bottom of the aquarium. However, supplemental foods such as bloodworms, tubifex, flake food, or sinking carnivore pellets should be offered to ensure proper nutrition.

    Breeding & Spawning: Females will collect the eggs in a pelvic fin basket and deposit them individually on plants, rocks, driftwood, and other objects. Pairs have been known to produce 900 to 1,100 eggs.

    Gender: Females are usually larger then the males when mature, and have thicker bellies when carrying eggs. Females may also have a more pinkish colored belly while the male's will be yellow.

    Compatible Tank Mates: See Compatibility Chart

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