Corydoras are social fish and generally prefer to swim in schools. The bronze corydoras corydoras aeneus green corydoras bronze catfish lightspot corydoras or wavy catfish is a tropical freshwater fish in the armored catfish family callichthyidae often kept in captivity by fish keepers it is widely distributed in south america on the eastern side of the andes from colombia and trinidad to the río de la plata basin.
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Corydoras n. Late paleocene recent corydoras semiaquilus scientific classification kingdom. Corys are hardy fish for their size and are staples in freshwater community tanks. Cory catfish also called cory cats cory fish and corydoras catfish are very popular freshwater fish in pet stores.
If you have one it would probably enjoy some company. Cory catfish are often described as armored catfish due to their plates of bone like material running the length of their bodies. N reaching our 200th factsheet on scotcat we are returning to arguably the most popular of the catfish families namely the sub family corydoradinae and the growth which seems weekly of the unidentifiable new catches which are culminating in the cw numbers which have basically taken over the mantle left by the c numbers of the german magazine datz.
There are over a hundred different species and you may notice that different types do not mix into one school. Corydoras is a genus of freshwater catfish in the family callichthyidae and subfamily corydoradinae the species usually have more restricted areas of endemism than other callichthyids but the area of distribution of the entire genus almost equals the area of distribution of the family except for panama where corydoras is not present. For corydoras a school is a group of six or more.
Corydoras species are distributed in south america where.
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