Species group: Corydoras
Other common names: Dainty Cory
Scientific name: Corydoras habrosus
The Salt and Pepper Cory is native to the Upper Rio Orinico water basin in Colombia and Venezuela. A small schooling fish, it lives in slow moving water and finds shelter amongst driftwood and vegetation, where it feeds on worms, insects and plant matter.
Corydoras habrosus is one of the smallest of the Corys, and grows to a size of 0.75 inches (2.0 centimeters). It is a peaceful schooling fish, and should be kept in groups of at least 5 or 6 individuals, and in a peaceful community tank.
Salt and Pepper Corys are peaceful by nature. Being a community fish that immensely enjoys company, six or more fish are housed together.
beautiful cory, dwarfness, peaceful bottom dwellers, fine addition, excellent tank cleaners
Sharp gravel, aggressive fish
sand substrate, adequate cover, little underwater cows, lighter coloration, algae pellets
A medicinal dye for fungal infections
This orange-green dye has been around for over 30 years. It will push back on Saprolegnia fungal infections. But keep in mind that fungus attacks dead tissue. Your fish must have damaged tissue or another disease that lead to the fungal attack. You may have to first treat an open wound with an anti-bacterial med or Mela-Fix before going for the fungus. Fungus Cure contains acriflavine. IT can stain some resin ornaments. Don't get it on your clothes. remove activated carbon while treating..
From James 65 days ago