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Corydoras virginiae


Family: Callichthyidae
Species: Corydoras virginiae
Common Name: Miguelito Cory
Size: Up to 2.5 inches (6 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Peru: Rio Ucayali.
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 81.8°F (23 to 27°C), pH 5.6 to 7.0, 2-25° dH
Care: Moderate to advanced.Sensitive to water conditions use good maintenance habits as needed with all fish.
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.

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