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True Eques Cory (Corydoras Eques)

$24.99$29.99

With its combination of deep green body coloration and a distinctive orange stripe, the Eques Cory is a sought after species in the aquarium hobby. Although similar species have occasionally been sold (incorrectly) as C. eques, the True Eques Cory is found only in Amazonas State, Brazil, and is uncommonly imported. Similar to most species of Cory Catfish, the Eques Cory should be kept in groups (ideally 5 or more) and prefers a substrate of fine sand. Due to their larger adult size they make an attractive showpiece fish for a medium to large community aquarium and will do well with nearly any peaceful tankmates.

Hognose Brochis (Brochis multiradiatus)

$29.99$36.99

One of the largest species of Cory Catfish, the Hognose Brochis is found in shallow streams and lakes in the Eastern Amazon and Napo rivers in Peru and Ecuador. It is distinguished by its extremely long snout, which it uses to forage for food in sandy substrate, and by its bulky, heavily armored appearance. Like most Corys, they are peaceful, hardy, and best kept in groups due to their schooling nature. Because of their size, Hognose Brochis make for great bottom feeders or dithers in aquariums with medium South or Central American Cichlids or other predatory fish which aren’t large enough to try to make a meal of them.

Concolor Cory (Corydoras concolor)

$4.49$39.99

A large growing species of Corydoras, the Concolor or Slate Cory is found in softwater streams throughout the Orinoco and its tributaries in Colombia and Venezuela. Adult fish are dark black in color with highlights of bronze and green and a tall dorsal fin. Like most Cory catfish, they are peaceful, hardy, and best kept in groups due to their schooling nature. Because of their larger adult size, Concolor Corys make for great bottom feeders or dithers in aquariums with medium South or Central American Cichlids or other predatory fish which aren’t large enough to try to make a meal of them.

CW009 Green Laser Cory (Corydoras sp. “green laser”)

$34.99$39.99

The Green Laser or Green Stripe Cory is one of the most vividly colored fish in its genus, with an unmistakable fluorescent green stripe arching across its back. Known only from the Ucayali and Maranon rivers in Peru, two headwaters of the Amazon, it is unknown what purpose this unusually bright streak of color serves in the wild but in the aquarium it makes for a remarkable display. Like most Corydoras they are active, peaceful schooling fish that will display their best colors and behaviors in a larger group.

CW010 Orange Laser Cory (Corydoras sp. “orange laser”)

$19.99

The Orange Laser or Orange Stripe Cory is one of the most vividly colored fish in its genus, with an unmistakable fluorescent orange stripe arching across its back. Known from the Ucayali and Maranon rivers in Peru, two headwaters of the Amazon, it is unknown what purpose this unusually bright streak of color serves in the wild but in the aquarium it makes for a remarkable display. Like most Corydoras they are active, peaceful schooling fish that will display their best colors and behaviors in a larger group.

Leucomelas Cory (Corydoras leucomelas) – Group of 5 Fish

$26.99

A colorful and widespread Cory Cat found throughout much of the Amazon, C. leucomelas is a peaceful shoaling fish often found in very large groups in the wild. In the aquarium they are hardy and undemanding, an excellent and active bottom-dweller for most community tanks. Like most Corydoras they should be kept in groups of at least five fish.

Please note that most Corydoras species are sold in groups of 5 or more due to their social nature. If you’re interested in purchasing an odd number group or individual specimens please email us for more info.

Panda Cory (Corydoras panda) – Group of 5 Fish

$23.99$24.99

One of the most popular of all the species of Cory Cats in the hobby, the Panda Cory originates from the waters of the Rio Ucayali in Peru but is now bred on a large scale for the aquarium trade so wild specimens are rare. Small, active, and with an unmistakable pattern, Panda Corys are ideal for nearly any small to medium peaceful community aquarium. Like most Corydoras, they are an active schooling species that will do best in a group of at least 5 fish. Peaceful and hardy, they prefer a fine sand substrate, well-oxygenated water and temperatures in the 75-80F range.

Please note that most Corydoras species are sold in groups of 5 or more due to their social nature. If you’re interested in purchasing an odd number group or individual specimens please email us for more info.

Green Gold Cory (Corydoras melanotaenia) – Group of 5 Fish

$23.99

A popular and attractively marked species of Corydoras found throughout much the Meta and Orinoco basins in Colombia and Venezuela, the Green Gold Cory has been popular in the aquarium hobby for many years . Like most Corys, they are peaceful, hardy, and best kept in groups of at least 5 due to their schooling nature. This species is a medium-growing Corydoras and will do well with nearly any non-aggressive tankmates.

Please note that most Corydoras species are sold in groups of 5 or more due to their social nature. If you’re interested in purchasing an odd number group or individual specimens please email us for more info.

Fairy Spotted Cory (Corydoras atropersonatus) – Group of 5 Fish

$23.99

The Fairy Spotted or Atropersonatus Cory is an attractive and less commonly seen species found in certain middle Amazon tributaries in Peru. In the wild, it inhabits shallow stretches of open sand, usually in clear or slightly tannin-stained waters. Like most Corys, they are peaceful, hardy, and best kept in groups due to their schooling nature. This species is a medium-growing Corydoras and will do well with nearly any non-aggressive tankmates.

Please note that most Corydoras species are sold in groups of 5 or more due to their social nature. If you’re interested in purchasing an odd number group or individual specimens please email us for more info.

San Juan Cory (Corydoras bilineatus) – Group of 5 Fish

$18.99

The San Juan Cory is an attractively marked smaller species found in the middle Amazon and its tributaries in Peru, Western Brazil, and Bolivia. Like most Corys, they are peaceful, hardy, and best kept in groups due to their schooling nature. This species is a medium-growing Corydoras and will do well with nearly any non-aggressive tankmates.

Please note that most Corydoras species are sold in groups of 5 or more due to their social nature. If you’re interested in purchasing an odd number group or individual specimens please email us for more info.

Bronze Cory (Corydoras aeneus) – Group of 5 Fish

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One of the most commonly kept species of Corydoras in the hobby, the Bronze or Aeneus Cory originates from Trinidad but has been captive bred on a huge scale for decades. Like most Corys, they are peaceful, hardy, and best kept in groups due to their schooling nature. This species is an excellent community aquarium fish and will do well with nearly any non-aggressive tankmates.

Please note that most Corydoras species are sold in groups of 5 or more due to their social nature. If you’re interested in purchasing an odd number group or individual specimens please email us for more info.

Peppered Cory (Corydoras paleatus) – Group of 5 Fish

$18.99

One of the most commonly kept species of Corydoras in the hobby, the Peppered or Paleatus Cory originates from watersheds in Southern South Amercia but has been captive bred on a huge scale for decades and wild specimens are almost never imported. Like most Corys, they are peaceful, hardy, and best kept in groups due to their schooling nature. This species is an excellent community aquarium fish and will do well with nearly any non-aggressive tankmates.

True Pygmy Cory (Corydoras pygmaeus) Tank Raised – Group of 10

$34.99

One of the smallest species of Corydoras and an ideal, active schooling fish for the aquarium, the true Pygmy Cory is found in the middle to upper Amazon and Napo rivers in Colombia, Brazil, and Peru. In the wild, they are usually found in shallow white or clear water creeks with moderate current, and are a true shoaling fish which aggregates in groups of hundreds to thousands of individual fish. In the aquarium, they will exhibit this same ‘swarming’ behavior and constant activity if kept in groups of 10 or more. With their small adult size and compatibility with almost any other small fish or invertebrate, they are an extremely popular addition to planted and shrimp tanks. Our new tank raised Pygmy Corys are much hardier than wild collected specimens and will adapt to aquarium life easily.

CW123 Peru Yellow Cory (Corydoras sp. ‘cw123’)

$12.99

The beautiful and uncommonly seen CW123 or Peru Yellow Cory is a smaller, undescribed species of Corydoras found in sandy shallow areas of the Rio Nanay in Peru. A hardy fish, they will do best in relatively soft, acidic water on a fine sand substrate in the aquarium. Like all Cory Cats, they are a shoaling species that should be kept in a group of at least 5-10 fish and will do well with nearly any non-aggressive tankmates.

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C096 Cory (Corydoras sp. C096)

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An attractively marked and larger growing species of Cory with a distinctive tall dorsal fin, the C096 Cory is found in remote areas of the upper and middle Amazon and its tributaries in Peru, and is very similar in overall appearance to Corydoras armatus found in and around the same regions. Like all Corydoras, they are an active schooling species and will do best in groups of 5 or more in the aquarium. Due to their larger adult size, this species makes a great bottom feeder and dither fish for some medium to large Central and South American Cichlids.

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Habrosus Pygmy Cory (Corydoras habrosus) – Group of 10

$34.99

One of the smallest species of Corydoras, the Habrosus or Salt and Pepper Pygmy Cory originates in slow moving shallow waters along the Llanos region of the Orinoco Basin in Colombia and Venezuela. This highly social species is usually found in large groups and should be kept in schools of at least 10 in the aquarium. Like most corys, they use their barbels to find food in fine, sandy substrate and will do best under similar conditions in the aquarium. Ideal for planted or shrimp tanks due to their small size and peaceful nature.

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Tail Spot Pygmy Cory (Corydoras hastatus) – Group of 5

$49.99

One of the most active and attractively marked of the Pygmy Cory species, the Tail Spot or Black Diamond Pygmy Cory is found only in the Rio Guapore basin in Southern Brazil, where they occur in huge shoals of hundreds or even thousands of individuals. Unlike most Corydoras, they tend to swim in the middle of the water column instead of being strict bottom dwellers, and a large school makes for an impressive display in a planted or aquascaped aquarium. A hardy and peaceful fish, they should be kept in groups of at least 10 and will do well with similarly peaceful tankmates.

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True Pygmy Cory (Corydoras pygmaeus) – Group of 10

$32.99

One of the smallest species of Corydoras and an ideal, active schooling fish for the aquarium, the true Pygmy Cory is found in the middle to upper Amazon and Napo rivers in Colombia, Brazil, and Peru. In the wild, they are usually found in shallow white or clear water creeks with moderate current, and are a true shoaling fish which aggregates in groups of hundreds to thousands of individual fish. In the aquarium, they will exhibit this same ‘swarming’ behavior and constant activity if kept in groups of 10 or more. With their small adult size and compatibility with almost any other small fish or invertebrate, they are an extremely popular addition to planted and shrimp tanks.

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Black Band Cory (Corydoras zygatus)

$5.99$39.99

The Black Band or Zygatus Cory is found in white and clear water streams in several upper Amazon Tributaries in Peru, Colombia, and possibly Ecuador. An attractive and active species, they are a deservedly popular Cory in the hobby. Like most of their relatives, they are peaceful, hardy, and best kept in groups due to their schooling nature.

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CW045 “False Armatus” Cory (Corydoras sp. “CW045”)

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CW045 is an undescribed, attractively marked and large growing species of Cory with a distinctive tall body shape and somewhat variable coloration. It is sometimes sold as C. armatus although that species is found only in Peru and is easy to tell apart from CW045. Like all Corydoras, they are an active schooling species and will do best in groups of 5 or more in the aquarium. Due to their large adult size, this species makes a great bottom feeder and dither fish for some medium to large Central and South American Cichlids.

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Fowleri Cory (Corydoras fowleri)

$38.99

One of the larger and more impressive species of Corydoras, the Fowleri or Fowler’s Cory can be distinguished by its heavy body, long snout, distinct black patterning and iridescent green coloration. Found in shallow, sandy and rocky stretches of Peru’s Rio Ampiyacu, they do best in aquariums with plenty of open space and moderate current. In the aquarium, they are hardy and make an excellent addition to the lower levels of a medium sized community aquarium or with more peaceful South American Cichlids. This species seems to prefer slightly cooler water temperatures and should not be kept long term at temperatures much above 78F.

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Guapore Cory (Corydoras guapore)

$24.99

An uncommon and attractively marked species of Corydoras, the Guapore Cory gets its name from the river system it inhabits in Southern Brazil and Bolivia. Unlike most Corys which are almost entirely bottom-feeders, the Guapore Cory is uniquely adapted for mid-water swimming and generally spend their time hovering within the water column which makes them a much more active addition to the aquarium than most Corydoras. A hardy species, care requirements in the aquarium are similar to most of their close relatives.

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Spotted Shortnose Cory (Corydoras brevirostris) – Group of 5 Fish

$47.99

An attractively marked and somewhat uncommon Corydoras from the Orinoco Basin, the Spotted Shortnose Cory is a peaceful shoaling fish often found in  large groups in the wild. In the aquarium they are hardy and undemanding, an excellent and active bottom-dweller for most community tanks. Like most Corydoras they should be kept in groups of at least five fish.

Please note that most Corydoras species are sold in groups of 5 or more due to their social nature. If you’re interested in purchasing an odd number group or individual specimens please email us for more info.

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Bandit / Metae Cory (Corydoras metae) – Group of 5 Fish

$23.99$28.99

An attractively marked and longtime hobby favorite the Bandit or Metae Cory is a peaceful shoaling fish often found in large groups in the wild. It inhabits clear water streams and pools throughout the Rio Meta in Colombia. In the aquarium they are hardy and undemanding, an excellent and active bottom-dweller for most community tanks. Like most Corydoras they should be kept in groups of at least five fish.

Please note that most Corydoras species are sold in groups of 5 or more due to their social nature. If you’re interested in purchasing an odd number group or individual specimens please email us for more info.

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False Julii Cory (Corydoras trilineatus) – Group of 5 Fish

$19.99$28.99

An attractively marked and longtime hobby favorite, the False or Colombian Julii Cory is a peaceful shoaling fish often found in large groups in the wild. Often misidentified in the trade as C. julii (which is only known from Brazil), this very similar species is found throughout much of the middle Amazon in Colombia and Peru. In the aquarium they are hardy and undemanding, an excellent and active bottom-dweller for most community tanks. Like most Corydoras they should be kept in groups of at least five fish.

Please note that most Corydoras species are sold in groups of 5 or more due to their social nature. If you’re interested in purchasing an odd number group or individual specimens please email us for more info.