The most peace-loving bottom feeder catfish and the most used fish in a community tank. Considering the popularity many hobbyists would want to keep them in their tanks and there are many questions the hobbyist have and in this post, we have answered the most asked questions on Corydoras

Do Cory catfish clean the tank?

Yes, Cory cat fish will clean the tank. They are bottom feeders, any leftovers would be consumed by cory cat fish.

How many corydoras should be kept together?

It is recommended to keep them in groups, for a 4ft community fish tank a group of 6 Corydoras would be ideal

How big do corydoras catfish get?

Corydoras catfish can grow up to 4 Inches, you mostly find them in between 2.5 to 3 inches in the local fish store

What fish can live with corydoras?

They are one of the most friendly fishes which can be kept in a community tank, they go well with Swordtails, all kind of tetras, and even otocinclus

Do corydoras poop a lot?

yes, Corydoras poop a lot and the size of them also determines the amount of poop 🙂

Do Cory catfish eat fish poop?

Cory catfish eating fish poop is a debatable question, however in my experience I have not seen them eating poop. If well feed, they wont eat fish poop for sure

Can I keep corydoras with shrimp?

Yes, Corydoras can be kept along with Shrimps and they do very well as community fishes. By mistake, they could eat a couple of baby shrimps

Can I keep different types of corydoras together?

Yes, you can definitely keep different types of corydoras together. Make sure you have the right numbers for the right size of the tank

Why do my corydoras keep dying?

Corydoras are hard fishes and their immune system is pretty good. However they are mis-conisdered as algae eaters and not proper nutrition food is being served to them and this could become fatal to them

Can Cory catfish live with bettas?

Cory catfish can comfortably live with bettas as they tend to be the swimming in the top of the tank and the corydoras are bottom dwellers

How many corydoras should be in a 10 gallon tank?

You, can have 1 Corydoras in a 10 Gallon tank but it is not advisable. As explained earlier it is advised to keep them in a minimum of 6 numbers

How can you tell if a albino Cory catfish is male or female?

It is pretty simple to identify “male or female” when they reach the adult size which is 3.5 Inches. Female albino cory catfish are long and stout than the male fish

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