Skip to main content

Types of Cory Catfish and Fish Feed


Types of Cory Catfish and Fish Feed





(Meta description: Cory catfish are loved for their friendly, sociable manners. They are also easily maintained. Get to know the type and how to feed cory catfish.)


Cory catfish is a favourite to those who love pet fish. They are friendly and easily maintained. Get to know the type of and how to feed cory catfish.
5 Types of Cory Catsifh
       
       1.     Bronze cory catfish (Corydoras aeneus).
This type of cory catfish can be either bronze (obviously) or green. They can grow as long as two and a half to three inches (7.5 centimetres). Another thing that affects their growth is the size of the aquarium. The bigger it is, the longer their bodies can grow.

       2.     Panda cory catfish (Corydoras panda).
With pale bodies, panda cory catfish have black patches on, especially around their eyes. Panda cory catfish is also often mistaken for Corydoras metae.
Panda cory catfish are also energetic. You need a big enough tank, so they can roam around freely. A tank of 20 – 30 gallons of water is the safest bet.

       3.     Julii cory catfish (Corydoras julii).
The spots on their bodies will remind you of those on leopards. Julii cory catfish can grow up to between 2 – 5 centimetre long. To keep them happy and active, put them in a medium-sized tank.

        4.     False julii corycatfish (Corydoras trilineatus).
This type of cory catfish is often mistaken as the real julii cory catfish. The difference is that they have more widepsread spots.

        5.     Pygmy cory catfish (Corydoras pygmaeus).
This type of cory catfish is the smallest of all five. They can grow up to 2.5 centimetres, so a 10-gallon-of-water tank is enough for them. Although most are naturally bottom-dwellers, you can see some of them float in mid-water layer.
To keep them happy, put at least 8 fish in a tank. Never put bigger, more aggressive tankmates with them.

Foods for Cory Catfish
Sinking pellet foods, algae wafers, and dried shrimp are the best options to feed cory catfish. They are omnivores, so just feed them small bits of zucchini sometimes.

Feed cory catfish regularly, but not too much. Once a day is enough, depending on how hungry they are.

Sources:

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Benefits of Maintaining Bala Sharks Fish at Home

Benefits of Maintaining Bala Sharks Fish at Home

Meta-Description: Here are some benefits of maintaining Bala Sharks fish at home. Know more to reveal what you can get from these stunning creatures.
One of the exotic freshwater aquarium choices for the fish hobbyist is Bala Shark. The fish, also known as Tricolor Minow, are schooling fish that will give a magnificent addition to the tanks. And don't feel intimidated with the name, because, the only one that can relate this fish to that giant sea creature is the fin.
Far from being dangerous and terrible, Bala Shark is an exotic fish with tolerant behavior and easy temperament. And there are still many benefits you can get from maintaining the fish in the tanks. Read more to know the benefits of maintaining Bala Sharks fish at home:

read too : Types of Bala Sharks Fish Disease

Easy Feeding Habits Bala Shark is omnivores that naturally eat insects their own larvae and eggs, and phytoplankton. In the tanks, you can give them frozen food or…

Most Popular Types of Dwarf Gourami Fish

Most Popular Types of Dwarf Gourami Fish




Description: types of dwarf gourami fish consist of varieties from a common dwarf hybrid. Here are four popular types.
Gourami is known as aggressive fish, but dwarf gourami fish are most peaceful. Many types of dwarf gourami fish are colorful and calm. They are perfect companions for less colorful, peaceful fish. With average four-year lifespan and “aquarium status” as top-to-mid dwellers, dwarf gourami fish are great options for regular fish owners.
Gourami breeders have developed several varieties of dwarf fish, with unique colors. Here are some of the most popular ones.
1.Common Dwarf Gourami (Trichogaster lailus)The most common dwarf gourami has translucent white and blue scales with red markings. Originally known as Colisa laila, common dwarf gourami needs a lot of vegetations in an aquarium. The females can grow to 3.5 inches (8.8 cm), but the biggest males only reach 3 inches (7.5 cm).
Male and female dwarf gourami should be separated in a t…