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Corydoras oiapoquensis


Family: Callichthyidae
Species: Corydoras oiapoquensis
Common Name: Flag Tailed Panda Cory
Size: Up to 2.25 inches (5.7 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Cumuri Creek at left bank of Rio Opiapoque.
Min Tank Size: 20 gallons (75 liters) or larger.
Min Shoal Size: Best in groups of six or more.
Diet: Mostly Carnivorous. Sinking pellets or flakes. Supplement with live or frozen bloodworms or white or grindal worms.
Behavior: Peaceful, shy.
Water: Temperature of 73 to 77°F (23 to 25°C), pH 6 to 7.2, 2-15° dH
Care: Moderate to advanced. Water must be clean and well filtered.
Communities: Excellent fish for peaceful, non-competitive aquariums or a species-only tank. Other corydoras, otos, rasboras, shrimp, or tetras would be good tank mates.
Suitability: Some experience required.
Note: Resembles Corydoras Panda, except for striped tail.

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