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Family: Callichthyidae

Corydoras delphax

Common Name:

False Blochi Corydoras

Size: Up to 2.8 inches (7.0 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: írida River and upper Orinoco River basin in Colombia.
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 70 to 79°F (21 to 26°C), pH 6.0 to 7.5, 2-15° 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.
Note: Similar in appearance to C. Melanistius, but has fewer rays in its dorsal fin (7 versus 12 or 13 in Melanistius).

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