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Family: Callichthyidae

Corydoras tukano

Common Name:

C064, Asher Cory, Bumblebee Cory

Size: Up to 1.8 inches (4.5 cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Brazil, Rio Tiquié, upper Rio Negro basin.
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 71 to 77°F (21 to 25°C), pH 6.0 to 7.6, 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.
Note: Very similar in appearance to C. Reynoldsi and when first imported was called that.

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