Dwarf Corydoras Catfish
Corydoras hastatus, Corydoras habrosus, Corydoras pygmaeus

Care Level

Low

Temperament

Peaceful

Reef Compatible

No

Plant Safe

Yes

Max Size

Less than 2"

Minimum Tank Size

10 gallon

Color

Black, White, Tan

Diet

Omnivore

Water Conditions

Slightly acidic (6.4-7.5 pH), intermediate water hardness (3-12 dGH), 72 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit

Description


General: The Dwarf Corydoras are occupants of the anoxic (poorly oxygenated) wetland areas in South America. They will reach approximately one inch in length, and retain a passive temperament as they mature.

Aquarium Diet (Omnivore): Baby Brine Shrimp, Blackworms, Algae Wafer, Omnivore Pellet
Preferred Water Chemistry: Slightly acidic (6.4-7.5 pH), intermediate water hardness (3-12 dGH)

Compatibility: The Dwarf Corydoras are typically compatible with Rasbora, Pencilfish, Danio, and smaller Tetra.


Author: Aquatics Unlimited