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Types of Corydoras

Adolfo's ​Catfish​
Adolfo's ​Catfish​

Adolfo's Cory Breeding & Spawning: Similar to that of other Corydoras. In a tank with soft water and an acidic ph, spawning is not hard to encourage. Condition these fish and change the tank's water frequently, and they should spawn readily. Females will lay eggs a few at a time, and usually place them on the aquarium glass. Fry should be fed with sinking fry foods, though it is reported that they are sometimes tough to feed. The fry should be kept with their parents, who show them how to eat.

Agassiz's ​Corydoras​
Agassiz's ​Corydoras​

Agassiz's Corydoras Temperament: Peaceful schooling fish Agassiz's Corydoras Diet & Nutrition: Omnivorous - does well with sinking pellet foods. Agassiz's Corydoras Description: Corydoras agassizii are very sociable and playful and should be kept in a school of the same species.

Bandit Catfish​
Bandit Catfish​

Corydoras melini, often referred to as the “False Bandit”, and Corydoras davidsandsi (known as Sands Cory) both have a mask as well as a black stripe running from the dorsal to the caudal fin. However, in both of these species, the black stripe does not end at the caudal fin as it does in the Bandit Cory.

Bannertail ​Catfish​
Bannertail ​Catfish​

Common name: Bannertail corydoras. Family: Callichthyidae. Usual size in fish tanks: 4 - 5 cm (1.57 - 1.97 inch) 0 14. ... False blochi catfish - Corydoras delphax;

Barredtail ​Corydoras​
Barredtail ​Corydoras​

The barredtail corydoras or Cochu's catfish (Corydoras cochui) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the family Callichthyidae. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the Upper Araguaia River basin in Brazil.

Black Band ​Catfish​
Black Band ​Catfish​

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Blue ​Corydoras​
Blue ​Corydoras​

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Bluespotted ​Corydoras​
Bluespotted ​Corydoras​

Provide Bluespotted corydoras with quality flake, sinking pellets and algae wafers for the staple diet. Twice a week, give them treats of blood worms and brine shrimp to keep them in condition. As they are most active in the evening, try to feed them at this time.

Britski's ​Catfish​
Britski's ​Catfish​

Giant Brochis Britski's brochis, Brochis-Panzerwels : Type Locality: Lagoas Marginais, rodovia Transpantaneira, Poconé, 16°15'S, 56°37'W, Est. Mato Grosso, Brazil. Synonym(s) Corydoras britskii: Pronunciation: BROK iss - BRITT ski eye: Etymology: Brochis: From the Greek brochis, meaning inkhorn; in reference to the resemblance of the fish to one.

Bronze ​Corydoras​
Bronze ​Corydoras​

The bronze corydoras (Corydoras aeneus), green corydoras, bronze catfish, lightspot corydoras or wavy catfish is a tropical freshwater fish in the "armored catfish" family, Callichthyidae, often kept in captivity by fish keepers.

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Corydoras ​Atropersonatus​
Corydoras ​Atropersonatus​

Corydoras are identified by their twin rows of armour plates along the flanks and by having fewer than 10 dorsal fin rays. They are most commonly confused with the other genera in the sub-family, namely Brochis, Scleromystax and Aspidoras. Corydoras atropersonatus is similar in colour pattern to C. sychri.

Corydoras ​Davidsandsi​
Corydoras ​Davidsandsi​

Corydoras are identified by their twin rows of armour plates along the flanks and by having fewer than 10 dorsal fin rays. They are most commonly confused with the other genera in the sub-family, namely Brochis, Scleromystax and Aspidoras.

Corydoras ​Evelynae​
Corydoras ​Evelynae​

Corydoras are identified by their twin rows of armour plates along the flanks and by having fewer than 10 dorsal fin rays. They are most commonly confused with the other genera in the sub-family, namely Brochis, Scleromystax and Aspidoras.

Corydoras ​Haraldschultzi​
Corydoras ​Haraldschultzi​

Corydoras haraldschultzi is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the family Callichthyidae. It is found in Brazil and Bolivia. The fish will grow to 7 centimeters.

Corydoras ​Julii​
Corydoras ​Julii​

Julii Cory Etymology Corydoras: from the Ancient Greek κόρυς (korus), meaning ‘helmet’, and δορά (dora), meaning ‘skin, hide of an animal’, in allusion to the rows of bony plates on the flanks of genus members.

Corydoras ​Kanei​
Corydoras ​Kanei​

Cory = helmet, doras = skin. In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus. Named to honour Mr. Kane Grant.

Corydoras ​Loretoensis​
Corydoras ​Loretoensis​

Corydoras loretoensis Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1986: Common Name: Loreto Cory: Type Locality: Right bank of Río Nanay, Loreto, Maynas Prov., Peru. Pronunciation: Kory DOOR ass - lor et oh en siss: Etymology: Cory = helmet, doras = skin.

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Corydoras ​Loxozonus​
Corydoras ​Loxozonus​

Corydoras loxozonus Classification. Callichthyidae. Subfamily Corydoradinae. Distribution. Rio Meta basin, Colombia. Habitat. Unknown. Maximum Standard Length. 2.2″ (5.5cm). Aquarium SizeTop ↑ 18″ x 15″ x 12″ (45cm x 37.5cm x 30cm) – 50 litres. Maintenance. Use a substrate of fine sand and provide shelter in the form of smooth rocks and chunks of bogwood.

Corydoras ​Melini​
Corydoras ​Melini​

Corydoras spp. are foraging omnivores and will accept most sinking dried foods, as well as small live and frozen varieties such as chironomid larvae (bloodworm), Tubifex, etc. Feeding a varied diet will ensure the fish are in optimum condition.

Corydoras ​Nanus​
Corydoras ​Nanus​

Corydoras nanus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1967: Common Name: Little Corydoras: Type Locality: Little tributaries of Gran-Rio between Ligoria (= Ligolio) and Awaradam Falls, Brokopondo, Suriname. Pronunciation: Kory DOOR ass: Etymology: Cory = helmet, doras = skin.

Corydoras ​Narcissus​
Corydoras ​Narcissus​

Corydoras narcissus Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1980: Common Names: Long Nosed Arched Cory Panzerwels , Purus Cory: Type Locality: Creek into Rio Ipixuna, 7°31'S, 63°16'W, 30 km west of Humaitá, Rio Purus system, Amazonas, Brazil. Pronunciation: Kory DOOR ass - nar SISS uss: Etymology: Cory = helmet, doras = skin.

Corydoras ​Paleatus​
Corydoras ​Paleatus​

Callichthys paleatus, Corydoras maculatus, Corydoras marmoratus, Corydoras microcephalus, Silurus 7-radiatus, Silurus quadricostatus: Pronunciation: Kory DOOR ass - pal ee AH tuss: Etymology: Cory = helmet, doras = skin.

Corydoras ​Punctatus​
Corydoras ​Punctatus​

Corydoras punctatus Bloch, 1794: Common Names: Spotted Cory Hovedbåndspansermalle , Panzerwels/Corydoras - Catfish : Type Locality: Suriname: Synonym(s) Cataphractus punctatus: Pronunciation: Kory DOOR ass - punk TATT uss: Etymology: Cory = helmet, doras = skin.

Corydoras ​Reticulatus​
Corydoras ​Reticulatus​

Corydoras reticulatus Fraser-Brunner, 1938: Common Names: Network Cory Mosaic Cory, Netpansermalle , Panzerwels/Corydoras - Catfish , Reticulated Cory: Type Locality: Amazon R. at Monte Alegre, 2°00'S, 54°04'W, Pará, Brazil. Pronunciation: Kory DOOR ass - reh TICK ewe LATT uss: Etymology: Cory = helmet, doras = skin.

Corydoras ​Semiaquilus​
Corydoras ​Semiaquilus​

Corydoras semiaquilus is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae subfamily of the family Callichthyidae. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the western Amazon River basin in Brazil and Peru.

Corydoras ​Septentrionalis​
Corydoras ​Septentrionalis​

Corydoras septentrionalis Gosline, 1940: Common Names: Northern Longnose Cory Panzerwels : Type Locality: Río Piña, 6 km north of Maturín, 9°45'N, 63°10'W, R. Guarapiché system, Monagas, Venezuela. Pronunciation: Kory DOOR ass - Sep TEN tree on al iss: Etymology: Cory = helmet, doras = skin.

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Corydoras ​Seussi​
Corydoras ​Seussi​

Corydoras seussi Dinkelmeyer, 1996: Common Names: C027, Seuss' Cory Panzerwels : Type Locality: Small side stream of Rio Pacas-Novos, side branch of Rio Mimoré, near Guajar-Mirim, Rondôndia, Brazil. Pronunciation: Kory DOOR ass - sue see eye: Etymology: Cory = helmet, doras = skin.

Corydoras ​Similis​
Corydoras ​Similis​

Cory = helmet, doras = skin. In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus. Latin similis = like alluding to the similarity of the colouration of this species to Corydoras ourastigma. Species Information; Size: 60mm or 2.4" SL.

Duplicate ​Corydoras​
Duplicate ​Corydoras​

Corydoras introduced to new aquaria will settle in better if the tank is established; corys do not adjust well to a new aquarium with still-unstable water conditions and fluctuations.

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Dwarf ​Corydoras​
Dwarf ​Corydoras​

The dwarf corydoras (Corydoras hastatus), dwarf catfish, tail spot pygmy catfish, or micro catfish is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family.

Elegant ​Corydoras​
Elegant ​Corydoras​

The elegant corydoras or elegant catfish (Corydoras elegans) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family.

Emerald ​Catfish​
Emerald ​Catfish​

The emerald catfish (Corydoras splendens) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the family Callichthyidae native to the Amazon Basin in South America. It has traditionally been known as Brochis splendens. The fish has appeared on a stamp in Brazil.

False Network ​Catfish​
False Network ​Catfish​

The false network catfish (Corydoras sodalis) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae subfamily of the Callichthyidae family. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the Amazon River in Loreto, Peru, and Amazonas, Brazil.

False Spotted ​Catfish​
False Spotted ​Catfish​

The false spotted catfish (Corydoras leucomelas) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae subfamily of the Callichthyidae family. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the Upper Amazon River basin in Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.

Green Gold ​Catfish​
Green Gold ​Catfish​

The green gold catfish (Corydoras melanotaenia) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae subfamily of the family Callichthyidae. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the Meta River basin in Colombia.

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Guapore ​Corydoras​
Guapore ​Corydoras​

The Guapore corydoras (Corydoras guapore) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae subfamily of the Callichthyidae family. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the Guaporé River basin in Brazil. It is named for the river to which it is native.

Kali Walu​
Kali Walu​

Kali walu The Kali walu lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 2 - 25 environment. The writer criticised Kali Walu of Kagua, on the passage of the Petromin Act by Parliament. He further went onto accuse Mr Walu of not having an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the Gas Project Agreement signed between the state and the project developers.

Leopard ​Catfish​
Leopard ​Catfish​

As with most Corydoras, these fish will eat most food which sinks to the bottom of the tank. Sinking algae pellets should be supplemented with flake food or other sinking foods like catfish pellets. Be aware these fish do have a carnivorous side to them and love foods such as Bloodworm and Brine Shrimp.

Panda ​Corydoras​
Panda ​Corydoras​

As with most Corydoras, these fish will eat most food which sinks to the bottom of the tank. Sinking algae pellets should be supplemented with flake food or other sinking foods like catfish pellets. Be aware these fish do have a carnivorous side to them and love foods such as Bloodworm and Brine Shrimp.

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Pink ​Corydoras​
Pink ​Corydoras​

The pink corydoras (Corydoras axelrodi) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the Meta River basin in Colombia.

Pygmy ​Corydoras​
Pygmy ​Corydoras​

The pygmy corydoras or pygmy catfish (Corydoras pygmaeus) is a tropical and freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family.

Rust ​Corydoras​
Rust ​Corydoras​

Corydoras rabauti LA MONTE, 1941 Rusty Cory SynonymsTop ↑ Corydoras myersi Miranda Ribeiro, 1942. Etymology. Corydoras: from the Ancient Greek κόρυς (korus), meaning ‘helmet’, and δορά (dora), meaning ‘skin, hide of an animal’, in allusion to the rows of bony plates on the flanks of genus members.

Salt and ​Pepper Catfish​
Salt and ​Pepper Catfish​

Corydoras habrosus WEITZMAN, 1960 Salt and Pepper Cory Etymology. Corydoras: from the Ancient Greek κόρυς (korus), meaning ‘helmet’, and δορά (dora), meaning ‘skin, hide of an animal’, in allusion to the rows of bony plates on the flanks of genus members.

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Schwartz's ​Catfish​
Schwartz's ​Catfish​

The Schwartz’s Corydoras is a bottom feeding catfish that will do well in community tanks. They should be kept in groups of at least 6.

Skunk ​Corydoras​
Skunk ​Corydoras​

Skunk Cory Cat (Corydoras arcuatus) is native to the Rio Unini, a whitewater area of the Rio Negro River in Brazil,generally considered to occur throughout the upper Amazon region in Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia.

Slate Cory​
Slate Cory​

Slate Cory Etymology Corydoras: from the Ancient Greek κόρυς (korus), meaning ‘helmet’, and δορά (dora), meaning ‘skin, hide of an animal’, in allusion to the rows of bony plates on the flanks of genus members.

Spotted ​Corydoras​
Spotted ​Corydoras​

The spotted corydoras, longnose corydoras or Agassiz's catfish (Corydoras ambiacus) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family.

Sterba's ​Corydoras​
Sterba's ​Corydoras​

Sterba's corydoras (Corydoras sterbai) is a member of the South American Corydoras genus of freshwater aquarium catfish and one of the most popular species of Corydoras due to its attractive markings.

Tailspot ​Corydoras​
Tailspot ​Corydoras​

The tailspot corydoras (Corydoras caudimaculatus) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the family Callichthyidae. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the Guaporé River basin in Brazil.

Threestripe ​Corydoras​
Threestripe ​Corydoras​

The three stripe corydoras (Corydoras trilineatus), leopard catfish, false julii corydoras, or three line catfish is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family.