Gomezi corydoras - Corydoras gomezi
Scientific name: Corydoras gomezi
Common name: Gomezi corydoras
Usual size in fish tanks: 4 - 5 cm (1.57 - 1.97 inch)
Recommended pH range for the species: 6 - 8
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 2 - 25°N (35.71 - 446.43ppm)
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Recommended temperature: 21 - 26 °C (69.8 - 78.8°F)
The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning
Where the species comes from: South America
Temperament to its own species: peaceful
Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful
Usual place in the tank: Bottom levels
Food and feeding
A varied diet of sinking pellets and algae wafers should be offered to Gomezi corydoras will live and frozen foods. They will readily accept brine shrimp, blood worms and shrimp pellets.
South America; Gomezi corydoras are to be found in the Amazon River basins of Colombia and Brazil.
Viewed from above, the females will be larger and broader.
As of yet there are no reported cases of this species to have bred in the aquarium, in the wild it is believed that Gomezi corydoras breed as other Corydoras.
The expected life span is 7 years.
This Corydoras is one of the rarer species, it may be difficult to find and this will reflect in the price. As with other species, Corydoras gomezi need to be kept in groups of at least 6 fish and are very peaceful. This makes them ideal for the community tank.
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