The Salt and Pepper Corydoras is a beautiful and curious fish. It may be small, but it has plenty of interesting facts.
The Salt and Pepper Corydoras originate from the rivers and streams of South America. This species is found in Peru, Columbia, and Brazil.
It has a lovely and enigmatic pattern of spots, stripes, and flecks that can come in red, orange, and brown shades.
It is a peaceful and peaceful fish, making it a great addition to any freshwater community aquarium.
It is an omnivore and will eat animal and vegetable matter.
They prefer slightly warm water, in the mid-70s, with a low current.
Though very small, they can grow up to 2.5 inches, or 6.4 cm, in total length.
They are egg-layers, meaning the eggs are laid and fertilized externally.
The babies can care for themselves when they hatch, making them independent from their parents.
They are hardy fish and can cope with a variety of water parameters, making them great for beginners.
As they age, they become more social, forming small shoals and schools in the wild.