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Orange Laser Cory (Corydoras aeneus) pair

Orange Laser Cory (Corydoras aeneus)

The Orange Laser Cory (Corydoras aeneus) (CW 010) is a peaceful Peruvian species that is also known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Gold Laser Cory, Orange Stripe Cory, or Peru Orange Stripe Cory. Orange Laser Coryadoras are found in the upper Amazonian rain forests of eastern Peru in the Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali, […]

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Sand's Cory (Corydoras davidsandsi)

Sand’s Cory (Corydoras davidsandsi)

The Sand’s Cory (Corydoras davidsandsi) is endemic to the lower rio Negro in Brazil where it primarily inhabits tannin stained flooded forests, creeks, and “whitewater areas” with little detectable water hardness, an acidic pH, and very low conductivity. The Sand’s Cory is a facultative air breather that possess a modified intestine that has evolved to […]

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Schultz's Cory (Corydoras haraldschultzi)

Schultz’s Cory (Corydoras haraldschultzi)

Schultz’s Cory (Corydoras haraldschultzi) are found in the river tributaries of the upper Rio Guaporé in the State of Mato Grosso in Central Brazil and in Bolivia, South America. It is often confused with Corydoras araguaiensis, which lacks the orange coloration in the fins, Corydoras spectabilis, Corydoras isbrueckeri, and Sterba’s Cory Cat (Corydoras sterbai). Schultz’s […]

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Sterba's Cory Cat (Corydoras sterbai) School

Sterba’s Cory Cat (Corydoras sterbai)

Sterba’s Cory Cat (Corydoras sterbai) is also known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as Sterba’s Cory, Sterbai Cory, or Sterba’s Corydoras and is found in the small tributaries, pools, creeks and flooded forest areas of the upper Rio Guapore in Bolivia and Brazil, South America. Sterba’s Cory Cat (Corydoras sterbai) is one of the two […]

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Elegans Cory Cat (Corydoras elegans) Pair

Elegans Cory Cat (Corydoras elegans)

The Elegans Cory Cat (Corydoras elegans) also known to tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Elegant Cory, is a widespread species that comes from the tributaries of the larger river systems in the western Amazon River basin. It has been collected from the Ríos Yavarí (Javary), Itaya, Nanay, Carahuayte, Tamaya, Ampiyacu, and Ucayali in Peru, […]

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Peppered Cory Cat (Corydoras paleatus)

Peppered Cory Cat (Corydoras paleatus)

The Peppered Cory Cat (Corydoras paleatus) is a species that comes from the lower Paraná River basin and coastal rivers of Uruguay and Brazil. They are often referred to by tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Blue Leopard Corydora, Mottled Corydora and Peppered Catfish. The Peppered Cory Cat is an active, peaceful, bottom dwelling scavenger […]

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Emerald Green “Cory” Cat (Brochis splendens) a.k.a. Emerald Green Cat

Emerald Green “Cory” Cat (Brochis splendens) a.k.a. Emerald Green Cat

The Emerald Green “Cory” Cat (Brochis splendens) is also known by tropical fish keeping enthusiasts as the Emerald Brochis, Emerald Catfish, Green Cory, or Emerald Cory and comes from the upper reaches of the Amazon, Rio Ucayali, Rio Ambiyacu, Rio Tocantins, within the countries of Brazil, Columbia, Peru and Ecuador. These catfish are not Corydoras, even though […]

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Skunk Cory Cat (Corydoras arcuatus)

Skunk Cory Cat (Corydoras arcuatus)

Skunk Cory Cat (Corydoras arcuatus) is native to the Rio Unini, a whitewater area of the Rio Negro River in Brazil,generally considered to occur throughout the upper Amazon region in Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia. The Skunk Cory is also known by tropical fish keeping enthusiasts in the aquarium trade as the Arched Cory or Sands’ […]

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Palespotted Cory Cat (Corydoras gossei)

Palespotted Cory Cat (Corydoras gossei)

Palespotted Cory Cats (Corydoras gossei) are a peaceful Brazilian species of catfish found in smaller river tributaries of the Rio Mamore watershed and the Rio Rondonia. The Palespotted Cory is sometimes called the Smokey Cory by tropical fish keeping enthusiasts which probably comes from the greyish color that the species posses on the upper half […]

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