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Corydoras gracilis


Family: Callichthyidae
Species: Corydoras gracilis
Common Name: Shy Cory
Size: Up to 0.9 in (2.3 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Middle and lower Amazon River basin.
Min Tank Size: 15 gallons (56.7 litres) 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 pelles.t
Behavior: Peaceful, shy.
Water: Temperature of 72 to 79.8°F (22 to 26°C), pH 6 to 8.0, 2-25° dH
Care: Moderate.
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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