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Corydoras acrensis


Family: Callichthyidae
Species: Corydoras acrensis
Common Name: Acre Corydoras
Size: Up to 2.2 in. (5.6 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Juruá River basin.
Min Tank Size: 20 gallons (24") or larger.
Min Shoal Size: 6 or more.
Diet: Mostly omnivorous, will eat leftover flake/pellet food. Gladly accepts algae wafers and/or bottom feeder pellets.
Behavior: Peaceful, should be kept in school of 6 or more.
Water: Temperature of 70 to 75.8°F (21 to 24°C), pH 6 to 8.0, 2-21° dH
Care: Moderate, needs sand or a smooth, rounded substrate as sharp edges can cause damage to barbels.
Communities: Excellent bottom dweller for community aquariums. Ideal tank mates would be smaller, peaceful fish (i.e. tetras, rasboras, livebearers)
Suitability: Some experience required.

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