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Bandit Cory Catfish (Corydoras metae) 2-3cm ( Tank Breed )

Bandit Cory Catfish (Corydoras metae) 2-3cm ( Tank Breed )

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The Bandit Cory Catfish is certainly one of the most adorable and peaceful bottom-dwelling fish in the aquarium hobby!

The Bandit Cory Catfish (Corydoras metae) is a beloved Corydoras species that is known for the vertical black stripe across its eyes as well as the black streak across its back. Tank-bred specimens are somewhat uncommon in the aquarium hobby. This species is a very animated, distinctively marked schooling fish that is perfect for the nano, community, and planted aquarium.

  • Temperature:  68° - 79° F (20° - 26° C)
  • pH:  5.5 - 7.5.  Softer water is preferred, but this fish is somewhat flexible as long as sudden changes are avoided.
  • KH:  0 - 15 dKH
  • Minimum tank size:  15 gallons for a school of 6
  • Diet:  High-quality dry foods as well as live and frozen meaty foods. Variety is essential.
  • Social behavior:  Peaceful; requires a school of 6 or more to thrive. 
  • Origin:  Tank-Bred, but indigenous to Colombia and Venezuela
  • Average adult size:  1.6 - 2 inches (4 - 5 cm)
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