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Corydoras pinheiroi


Family: Callichthyidae
Species: Corydoras pinheiroi
Common Name: C025
Size: Adult Male: 2.24 inches (5.7 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Western Amazon River basin in Rondonia, Brazil.
Min Tank Size: 20 gallons (75 liters) or larger.
Min Shoal Size: Best in groups of six or more.
Diet: OMNIVORE: Enjoys a variety of foods including live and frozen bloodworms, brine shrimp, daphnia, tubifex and white worm. Compliment with algae wafers and sinking foods for catfish.
Behavior: Very peaceful
Water: Temperature of 72 to 79°F (22 to 26°C), pH 6 to 8.0, 2-25° dH
Care: Easy. Fine sand or small-grained, rounded substrate help protect this fish's sensory barbels. Rock shelters, driftwood and both tall and floating plants provide cover and calm. Water should be high in dissolved oxygen with surface turbulence and moderate current. Substrate should be kept fastidiously clean.
Communities: A very docile and energetic fish that's ideal for noncompetitive, peaceful community tanks. Tankmates should be like-sized and similar in temperament, which may include anabantoids, small characins, cyprinids, dwarf cichlids, livebearers and other small, peaceful catfish. C. pinheiroi prefers to be part of a shoal of 6 or more fish.
Suitability: Good for all.
Note: Corydoras pinheiroi have a lifespan of 3 5 years.

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