Spotted Corydoras

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Spotted Corydoras

The spotted corydoras, longnose corydoras or Agassiz's catfish, Corydoras ambiacus, is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the upper Amazon Riverbasin in Brazil, Colombia and Peru. The fish will grow in length up to 1.9 inches (4.9 centimeters). It lives in a tropical climate in water with a 6.0 - 8.0 pH, a water hardness of 2 - 25 dGH, and a temperature range of 70 - 75 °F (21 - 24 °C). It feeds on worms, benthic crustaceans, insects, and plant matter.