Agassiz's Corydoras



Other Agassiz's Corydoras Names: Agassiz's Corydoras, Agassiz's Cory, Agassiz Corydoras, Agassiz Cory

Agassiz's Corydoras Scientific Name: Corydoras agassizii

Agassiz

Temperature Range: 72°F-82°F
72°-82°
pH Range: 6-8
6-8
Hardness Range: 1-25°
1-25°


Family: Callichthyidae

Species Type: South American Catfish

Agassiz's Corydoras Adult Size: 2.5 inches (cm)

Agassiz's Corydoras Life Expectancy: 5 years

Agassiz's Corydoras Habitat: South American Rivers

Agassiz's Corydoras Minimum Tank Size: 15 gallons

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. They will feed from the waste food on the bottom on the tank, helping to combat tank pollution, but diet should not consist entirely of leftover food. Sinking pellets and wafers for bottom dwellers and high quality live or frozen foods are good choices. The Agassiz's Corydoras tends to be more expensive than other cory cats because they cannot be bred in aquariums.

Tank Mate Compatibility: Other community fish.

Agassiz's Corydoras Breeding & Spawning: No known way to breed in captivity.

Determining Agassiz's Corydoras Sex: Females tend to be wider when viewed from the top.

Aquarium Region: All over

Agassiz's Corydoras Diseases: None specific to species.



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