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Rabu, 24 Juni 2009

Freshwater Fish Species


70. JULII CORY (Corydoras julii)
FAMILY: Callichthyidae
TYPE: Catfish
MAX SIZE: 2.4" (approx. 6cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivorous
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: these are peaceful shoaling fish. While they have been implicated in the deaths of tank mates, it has been said that if a Cory is seen snacking on a tank mate, one can rest assured that the Cories didn't kill it



69. SMUDGE SPOT CORY (Corydoras similis)
FAMILY: Callichthyidae
TYPE: Catfish
MAX SIZE: 2" (approx. 5cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivorous
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: always try to maintain Corydoras in groups as they're far more confident and active in the presence of conspecifics, group of at least six is best



68. BANDIT CORY (Corydoras metae)
FAMILY: Callichthyidae
TYPE: Catfish
MAX SIZE: 2.4" (approx. 6cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivorous
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: oftenly mistaken as panda cory, It is plant safe and will clean up any flake or other food that the other fish do not eat




67. STERBA'S CORY (Corydoras sterbai)
FAMILY: Callichthyidae
TYPE: Catfish
MAX SIZE: 2.4" (approx. 6cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivorous
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: more active by day when kept as a small group




66. PANDA CORY (Corydoras panda)
FAMILY: Callichthyidae
TYPE: Catfish
MAX SIZE: 2" (approx. 5cm)
ORIGIN: South America
DIET: Omnivorous
CHARACTER: Peaceful
MISC: keep in shoals, minimum of 3 is recommended

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