What is the biggest Cory?

What is the biggest Cory?

The Banded Cory is the largest known member of the Corydoras family and it is also one of the most beautifully marked! The Banded Cory Catfish (Scleromystax barbatus), also known as the Bearded Cory Catfish, is a very distinct and exceptional member of the Corydoras catfish family.

How big can a cory catfish get?

about 1 inch to about 2.5 inches
Cory Catfish Size: Depending on the specific type, Cory Catfish size can range from about 1 inch to about 2.5 inches in length. Their diameter can range from about the size of a dime to about the size of a nickel.

How big do banded Corydoras get?

The fish will grow in length up to 9.8 centimetres (3.9 in). This species has pronounced sexual dimorphism. The dorsal and pectoral fins of males reach, or almost reach, the caudal peduncle, and well-developed odontodes are inserted in fleshy tissue on a large area on the sides of the snout in fully grown males.

Why do my Corydoras keep darting to the surface?

With a special ability to breathe air from the surface of the water, cory catfish are one of the few fish that can thrive in stagnant water. In the home aquarium, you will often see them darting to the surface to take a quick gulp of air and then dive back down to the bottom.

Can Corydora live with goldfish?

No, cory catfish can’t live with goldfish. Even the largest cory catfish species is still small enough to be eaten by goldfish. Cory catfish also have sharp, venomous spines that can injure and even kill any goldfish that eats them.

Can I have 1 cory catfish?

No, you can’t have a single cory catfish. Cory catfish are schooling fish and thus, feel happier with other corys around. A single cory catfish will feel lonely and stressed.

What is the hardiest cory cat?

1. Sterbai cory (Corydoras sterbai) In terms of popularity, this is the cory that everyone gravitates towards because of their famous polka-dotted, striped pattern and orange fins. They are great tank mates for most community aquariums and are often kept with discus because of their tolerance for higher temperatures.