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Pygmy Cory (Corydoras pygmaeus)

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Product Description:

Discover the miniature wonders of Pygmy Cory, a captivating addition to your aquarium, available at Aquarium Roots. Native to the soft, sandy substrates of South America, these tiny, charming fish, scientifically known as Corydoras pygmaeus, are renowned for their endearing appearance and playful nature, making them a delightful and unique addition to your aquatic world.

Pygmy Corys are a joy to watch as they frolic and school, creating a mesmerizing display of camaraderie and movement. Their peaceful nature and social behavior make them an excellent choice for aquarists of all levels. These little corys are relatively low-maintenance and can thrive in various tank conditions.

Explore our care chart below for more information on how to provide the best environment for your Pygmy Corys:

Care Chart:

  • Species: Pygmy Cory (Corydoras pygmaeus)
  • Origin: South America
  • Size: 1 inch
  • Lifespan: 3-5 years
  • Water Temperature: 72-78°F
  • pH: 6.0-7.5
  • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard
  • Tank Size: Minimum 10 gallons for a school
  • Diet: Omnivorous - feed high-quality sinking pellets, flakes, and live or frozen foods
  • Compatibility: Peaceful, suitable for community aquariums