Fish Of The Month (November)

Cory Cats

Scientific Name: Corydoras spp.

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Actinopterygii

Order: Silurformes

Family: Callichthyide

Genus: Corydoras

Species: Corydoras Geoffrey

Location: Found in South America.

Size: Range from 3 to five centimeters.

Life Span: Lives an average of 3.5 years.

Habits: Cory Cats are timid; they enjoy groups of three or four of themselves.

Tank Level: Cory Cats tend to stick to the bottom and lower parts of the tank.

Food: Omnivore, Cory Cats will eat flake foods, they also like sinking pellets, and eat algae off the rocks.

Preferred Habitat: They can stand little to none, amounts of salts.

Tank Mates: Other peaceful fish.

Breeding: Egg layer; Cory Cats lay eggs very well hidden.  The offspring are very venerable after hatching.

pH: 6.8–7.8

Water: Preferred neutral pH

Temperature Range: (62-77 F) also (17-26 C)

Cory Cats

Emerald Green CoryAgassizi CoryAlbino Aeneus Cory

Emerald Green Cory                 Agassizi Cory                  Albino Aeneus Cory

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