Riverpark Aquatics

Black Cory (Corydoras schultzei)

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Our Guide To Keeping Black Cory Fish

  1. About Fish Species:

    • Scientific name: Corydoras schultzei
    • Common name: Black Cory
    • Family: Callichthyidae
    • Origin: South America
    • Adult length: Up to 5 cm
    • Lifespan: 5 to 7 years
  2. Tank Setup:

    • Provide a tank with a sandy substrate and plenty of hiding places like caves, driftwood, and plants.
    • They prefer a well-oxygenated tank with gentle filtration and moderate water flow.
  3. Water Parameters:

    • Maintain water temperature between 22 to 26°C (72 to 79°F) and a pH level around 6.5 to 7.5.
  4. Filtration and Water Flow:

    • Use a filter with gentle to moderate flow to keep the water clean without causing too much disturbance.
  5. Diet:

    • Feed them a varied diet including sinking pellets, flakes, and occasional live or frozen foods like bloodworms and brine shrimp.
  6. Tank mates:

    • They are peaceful community fish and can be kept with other small, non-aggressive species like tetras, rasboras, and small peaceful catfish.
  7. Behavior and Compatibility:

    • Black Corys are peaceful bottom-dwellers that enjoy scavenging for food. They should not be housed with larger or aggressive species that may intimidate them.

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