Peppered Corydoras Care Sheet

Peppered CorydorasAquarium Care
SizeUp to 3 inches or 7.5 cm
Fish HardinessEasy to keep
Water Temperature66.2 to 80.6°F or 19 to 27°C
Water pH6.0 to 8.0
Water Hardness2 to 25 dH
Peaceful or AggressivePeaceful
Number of same species in tankTwo or more
Community SpeciesYes
SexesMales are more slender built than the wider females especially when viewed from the top
FoodBottom feeder pellets, flake food and blood worms that sinks to the bottom
BreedingFairly easy to breed
Breeding temperature71.6 to 75.2°F or 22 to 24°C
Other namesPepper Cory, Peppered Catfish, Peppered Cory
Scientific nameCorydoras paleatus
Lifespan5 years

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