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Sterbai Corydoras

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Sterbai Corydoras

The Sterbai Cory is a very pretty little tropical bottom feeder that makes a great tank mate for many small to medium community fish in a freshwater aquarium. They have distinctive markings that get brighter and more defined as they grow.

Please be aware that the image is for illustration purposes only. We are unable to guarantee the size, colour, sex or age of the fishes you are purchasing. If you have any questions regarding livestock please contact us. To minimise stress we are unable to hand pick specific fish. Lifespan is an estimate based on optimum conditions.

Features
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Actual size: 2-4cm
https://www.realaquatics.co.uk/media/catalog/product/t/i/tick4.jpg Maximum size: 7cm
https://www.realaquatics.co.uk/media/catalog/product/t/i/tick4.jpg Origin: South America
https://www.realaquatics.co.uk/media/catalog/product/t/i/tick4.jpg Ideal number kept together: 5+

Water conditions
pH: 6.0-8.0
Hardness: 36–268 ppm
Temperature: 23–27 °C

Ease of care
Easy. They are perfect for beginners as they are hardy and live well in a wider range of freshwater parameters
Diet
Sinking pellets or Catfish granules are best for them however they can also be given live or frozen food as a treat.
Compatibility
Peaceful, community aquarium. They live well with tank mates such as Tetras, Rasbora, Livebearers, etc. They like a planted aquarium with hiding places.
Breeding/ Sex
Moderate. They lay eggs so you should have them in their own aquarium just in case the other fish eat the eggs. You should have more females to males for the best results. Females grow larger and are rounder bodied.
Life Span
They can live to anything from 3-5 years in perfect conditions.

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