Dwarf Corydoras Catfish
Corydoras hastatus, Corydoras habrosus, Corydoras pygmaeus
Less than 2"
Minimum Tank Size
Black, White, Tan
Slightly acidic (6.4-7.5 pH), intermediate water hardness (3-12 dGH), 72 to 82 degrees Fahrenheit
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