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Remarks: The Gold Green Cory (Corydoras melanotaenia) are similar at first glance to Bronze Corys, however they have longer bodies and yellow fins and a longer green blotch on their sides. They are active shoalers and will stay near conspecifics, making for a lovely sight. Corydoras feed by searching through sand with their barbels, and sand is necessary for the long-term health of Corys. Gravel substrates tend to be abrasive and damage the barbels, leading to infections and an inability to find food.
Corydoras are often looked at as "scavengers," but they should be treated in a similar fashion as the rest of your fish. They are omnivores and require a mixed diet. Flake food is readily accepted, as is baby brine shrimp and small pieces of blackworm.
Scientific Name: Corydoras melanotaenia
Common Name: Gold Green Cory
Max Size: 2.5"
Region of Origin: South America
Captive Bred or Wild: Wild
Diet: Flake or pellet
Compatibility: Schooling fish, dwarf cichlids, small catfish, livebearers, invertebrates.
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