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Peppered Corydoras
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Corydoras paleatus (Peppered Corydoras)

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Add a Touch of Elegance to Your Aquarium with Peppered Corydoras

Enhance your aquarium with the charming Corydoras paleatus, commonly known as the Peppered Corydoras. Belonging to the family Callichthyidae, these delightful bottom-dwellers are a must-have for any freshwater setup.

Key Features:

  • Unique Appearance: The Peppered Corydoras is known for its distinctive pattern of dark spots and markings across its body, resembling a speckled, "peppered" look that adds subtle elegance to your tank.
  • Peaceful Nature: These fish are incredibly peaceful and social, making them ideal companions for a variety of community tanks.
  • Active Foragers: Peppered Corydoras are bottom dwellers that spend their time foraging for food, helping to keep your tank clean by consuming leftover food particles.

Recommended Tank Parameters:

  • Temperature: 22° - 26° C
  • pH: 6.0 - 7.5
  • KH: 2 - 12 dKH
  • Minimum Tank Size: 40 liters

Care Guidelines:

  • Diet: These omnivores thrive on a varied diet that includes high-quality sinking pellets, wafers, and occasional treats like bloodworms, brine shrimp, and vegetable matter.
  • Social Behavior: Peppered Corydoras are schooling fish and should be kept in groups of at least five or more to ensure their well-being and natural behavior.
  • Origin: Native to the freshwater streams and rivers of South America, particularly in regions of Brazil, Uruguay, and Argentina.

Why Choose Peppered Corydoras:

  • Ideal for Community Tanks: Their peaceful and sociable nature makes them compatible with a wide range of tank mates.
  • Low Maintenance: These hardy fish are easy to care for, making them suitable for both beginner and experienced aquarists.
  • Beneficial Bottom-Dwellers: Their foraging habits help maintain the cleanliness of the tank substrate, reducing the buildup of uneaten food and debris.

Create a Harmonious and Clean Aquarium with Peppered Corydoras

Bring life and functionality to your aquarium with the charming and industrious Peppered Corydoras. Their unique appearance, peaceful nature, and beneficial foraging behavior make them a perfect addition to any freshwater tank.

Shop Now and Introduce the Peppered Corydoras to Your Aquarium!