- Feel free to add any information that isn't in here, or change info that is wrong.
Common Name = Bronze Cory, Green Cory
Scientific Name = Corydoras aeneus
Origin = South America
Adult Size = 3 " (Thx Kets)
Lifespan = 10 years (Thx Kets)
Care Level = Ideal beginner
Mininmum Tank Size = 15 gallons
Water Conditions = Very adaptable; temperature should be >70 F; prefers acidic water.
Planting/Decorations = Open space for the school to swim in, and areas of caves and dense planting for hiding places.
Substrate = Prefers dark sand; avoid sharp gravel.
Filtration/Aeration = Normal tank conditions are fine.
Diet = Omnivorous
Compatability = Excellent for community tanks, but don't put agressive species in; prefers to be kept in a school of at least 6 individuals.
Sexing = Females are typically wider than males of the same age (Thx Kets)
Breeding = Egglayers; will breed often if kept in good condtions; eggs are adhered to sides of tank and decorations.
- There are several color and fin morphs readily available. such as albinos, and each require the same care as previously described.
- Perfect fish for beginner catfish keepers.
- Cories will filter food from the sand (Thx 2 Sn4pdr4g0n)
Edited by SMFishBoy, 10 December 2008 - 07:09 PM.