False Blochi Catfish



Other False Blochi Catfish Names: False Blochi Catfish

False Blochi Catfish Scientific Name: Corydoras delphax

False Blochi Catfish (Corydoras delphax))

Temperature Range: 70°F-80°F
70°-80°
pH Range: 6.2-7.6
6.2-7.6
Hardness Range: 2-20°
2-20°


Family: Corydoradinae

Species Type: South American Catfish

False Blochi Catfish Adult Size: 3 inches (cm)

False Blochi Catfish Life Expectancy: 5 years

False Blochi Catfish Habitat: South American rivers and streams.

False Blochi Catfish Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons

False Blochi Catfish Temperament: Peaceful shoaling fish

False Blochi Catfish Diet & Nutrition: Omnivorous - does well with sinkin flake or pellet foods of the appropriate size.

False Blochi Catfish Description: The False Blochi Catfish is large for a cory catfish, but still small in comparison to many catfish species. This tends to be a hardy species and is a little tougher than some of the other Corydoras species. As with all corydoras species, be sure to provide substrate that is smooth to avoid damage to the barbels.

Tank Mate Compatibility: Other community fish. The False Blochi Catfish should be kept in groups of 6 or more.

False Blochi Catfish Breeding & Spawning: Breeding is similar to other species of Corydoras. These fish spawn in the winter months so large water changes that are slightly cooler (1-2 degrees) may induce spawning.

Determining False Blochi Catfish Sex: Females tend to be longer and have greater girth.

Aquarium Region: Primarily stays on or near the bottom of the tank.

False Blochi Catfish Diseases: None specific to species, but watch for damage or wear to the barbels.



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