Seuss’ cory - Corydoras seussi
Scientific name: Corydoras seussi
Common name: Seuss’ cory
Usual size in fish tanks: 5 - 7 cm (1.97 - 2.76 inch)
Recommended pH range for the species: 6.3 - 7.5
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 5 - 24°N (89.29 - 428.57ppm)
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Recommended temperature: 22 - 27 °C (71.6 - 80.6°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
Feed Seuss’ corys with a quality flake or sinking pellets. Algae wafers will be beneficial to these fish as are treats of brine shrimp and blood worms. Always ensure these fish get there fair share of the food.
South America; Seuss’ corys are to be found in the waterways of Brazil.
When viewed from above, the female will be slightly larger with a plumper body shape.
There are no reported cases of this species of Corydoras breeding in the aquarium.
The expected life span of Corydoras seussi is 3-5 years.
Always use fine gravel or sand for the tank substrate to prevent the barbels on this fish being damaged. Corydoras seussi should be kept in groups of at least 5 fish and add hiding places to the tank. Always keep these fish with other peaceful species.
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