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Mini cory - Corydoras nanus

Mini cory - Corydoras nanus

Scientific name: Corydoras nanus

Common name: Mini cory

Family: Callichthyidae

Usual size in fish tanks: 4 - 5 cm (1.57 - 1.97 inch)

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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: 22 - 26 °C (71.6 - 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

Quality flakes and catfish pellets should provide the staple diet for this fish. Supplements of frozen brine shrimp and blood worms will help to condition this fish to its best.

Origin

Central and South America; Mini cory inhabits the large river tributaries.

Sexing

Females tend to be larger than the males with a plumber body shape when viewed from above.

Breeding

There are no reported cases of Mini cory breeding in the aquarium.

Lifespan

The expected life span for Corydoras nanus is 3-5 years.

Short description

These Corydoras require a well planted tank with lots of hiding places. Mini corys will be more active after lights out. Only use smooth sand or round gravel for the substrate as the barbels can be easily damaged. They are a social species; keep them in small groups of at least 6 fish. Due to their peaceful nature, they are ideal for a community tank.

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