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Corydoras robineae


Family: Callichthyidae
Species: Corydoras robineae
Common Name: Flagtail Cory, Bannertail Corydoras, Mrs Schwartz's Cory
Size: Up to 2.8 inches (7 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Rio Aiuana, s. trib. of the middle Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil.
Min Tank Size: 30" (20L or 29 gallon) 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, donít keep it with large or aggressive tankmates.
Water: Temperature of 70 to 79.8°F (21 to 26°C), pH 6 to 7.5, 5-19° 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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