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Corydoras leopardus
Leopard corycat
Myers, 1933

Corydoras leopardus - Leopard corycat - Several species are sold in the aquarium trade as Corydoras leopardus
Several species are sold in the aquarium trade as Corydoras leopardus
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(Other members of the genus Corydoras)

ADULT SIZE: 7 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Very hard and alkaline

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 20-25 C

FOOD: Feed Corydoras leopardus small live-foods and fine grade dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Brazil, Ecuador, Peru

15 lot - Albino Cory Cats, Corydoras - Tank Raised

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Time left: 14d 17h 19m

AQUARIUM CARE: A very tough little cory, that thrives on most foods; flake, pellets, algae wafers, but, like all Corydoras, particularly fond of worms and insect larvae. This small catfish makes an excellent community fish.

BREEDING: Eggs usually laid on the aquarium glass after a water change. Cooler water can initiate spawning, along with regular feeding of quality livefoods.

Have you bred Corydoras leopardus? Why not fill in a breeding questionaire?, or examine existing Corydoras leopardus breeding reports








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Fishkeeping Facts and Tips

Give your fish a treat! Flaked fish foods are excellent nutritionally, but most fish really enjoy tucking into live, or frozen live foods. Insect larvae such as bloodworms can be collected in summertime from your water barrel, but it is also very worthwhile to attempt to culture Daphnia or white worms for a free food source absolutely relished by aquarium fish. Frozen bloodworm are almost as good and are widely available, though freeze dried live foods tend not to go down as well. See more on feeding fish


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