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Remarks: Reticulated Corys (Corydoras reticulatus) are silver fish with dark striations covering their body and a very contrasted flag tail pattern. They are found primarily in Peru. They are known by several common names, including Mosaic Cory and Network Cory. They are distinguished from C. sodalis by the dark spot on their dorsal fin.
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 reticulatus
Common Name: Reticulated 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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