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Corydoras trilineatus



Picture of Corydoras trilineatus Picture of Corydoras trilineatus
Photos © Sean Evans

Common name:Three-lined cory, Leopard cory (also used for C. leopardus)
Scientific name:Corydoras trilineatus
Synonyms:(none)
Size:2" (5cm)
Origin:South America: Peru, Brazil, Colombia.
Tank setup:Planted tank, preferably with sandy substrate or smooth, rounded gravel.
Compatibility:A peaceful community fish.
Temperature:22-26oC (72-79oF)
Water chemistry:Bright, clear water with pH around neutral ideally.
Feeding:Omnivore: Live and frozen foods preferred, but will take sinking granular and pellet foods.
Sexing:Females slightly more robust in shape.
Breeding:Quite difficult to spawn, but should breed in typical Corydoras fashion.
Comments: This species is often confused with C. julii and C. leopardus, which have very similar markings. Keep in a group.

 

 

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