Mostly Carnivorous. Sinking pellets or flakes. Supplement with live or frozen bloodworms or white or grindal worms.
Temperature of 71 to 77°F (21 to 25°C), pH 6.0 to
7.2, 2-25° dH
Moderate to advanced. Sensitive to water conditions use good maintenance
habits as needed with all fish.
Excellent fish for peaceful, non-competitive aquariums or a species-only tank. Other corydoras, otos, rasboras, shrimp, or tetras would be good tank mates.
Some experience required.
Part of the Elegans complex of Corydoras. Resembles C. Elegans, but has distinctive yellow fins and tail. Like Elegans, spends more time swimming mid-water than most Corydoras, especially in large groups.