Skunk Corydoras - Corydoras arcuatus

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Skunk Corydoras - Corydoras arcuatus

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Scientific Name: Corydoras arcuatus

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Approximate purchase size: 4cm

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How easy are they to care for?

We would classify Skunk corydoras as an easy species to care for.

How large can they grow?

5 - 5.5 cm

Where in the world are they from?

This species is found throughout the upper Amazon region in Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia

What is the ideal number to keep together?

This species of Corydora should be kept in a group of at least 4-6 individuals, ideally 10 or more.

What water conditions do they require?

Corydoras arcuatus will be happiest living in water 20 - 28°C with a pH range of 5.5 - 7.5.

What should you feed them?

These omnivorous corydoras will accept sinking dried food, such as catfish pellets, and frozen food, such as bloodworm. Feeding a varied diet will ensure that the fish are in the healthiest condition.

How compatible are they with other fish?

A very peaceful species that will be suitable for a tropical community aquarium.