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|Common name:||Three-lined cory, Leopard cory (also used for C. leopardus)|
|Scientific name:||Corydoras trilineatus|
|Origin:||South America: Peru, Brazil, Colombia.|
|Tank setup:||Planted tank, preferably with sandy substrate or smooth, rounded gravel.|
|Compatibility:||A peaceful community fish.|
|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.|
This species is often confused with C. julii and C. leopardus, which have very similar markings.
Keep in a group.