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Corydoras sodalis
False Network Cory
Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1986

Corydoras sodalis - False Network Cory - <i>C. sodalis</i> is often confused with the Network Cory, <i>C. reticulatus</i>
C. sodalis is often confused with the Network Cory, C. reticulatus
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(Other members of the genus Corydoras)

ADULT SIZE: 6 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 22-26 C

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

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Brazil, Peru


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AQUARIUM CARE: Corydoras sodalis hails from the Amazon River in Loreto, Peru and Amazonas, western Brazil. It is an easy to keep species, that is not a fussy eater, enjoying live and dried foods - but particularly fond of worms: if possible feed frozen bloodworm, or live white worm, grindal worm or tubifex.

Corydoras sodalis is a good candidate for a community aquarium, though like all Corydoras does best when kept in a small shoal of at least 6-8 individuals.

BREEDING: Captive breeding of this species has not been widely reported.

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








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