SOUTH AMERICA: Northeastern Brazil, in coastal drainages Rio Parnaiba of Maranhao and Piaui.
Min Tank Size:
30 gallons (114 liters) or larger.
Min Shoal Size:
6 in a 30 gallon.
Omnivorous. Sinking pellets or flakes. Supplement with live or frozen bloodworms.
Temperature of 71 to 77°F (22 to 25°C), pH 6 to
8.0, 2-25° dH
The longsnout cory likes to dig into the substrate searching for food, perhaps more than some other corys. so please ensure that a smooth, fine substrate is provided. Sensitive to water conditions use good maintenance
habits as needed with all fish.
Like all corydoras, pinkthroat corydoras will do well with other peaceful species like otos, rasboras, or tetras.