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Bronze Catfish -- corydoras aeneus See more aquarium fish pictures.

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Scientific name: Corydoras aeneus

Over a dozen species of corydoras aeneus are usually available in stores, but the Bronze Catfish is an excellent representative of that whole group. This small fish, growing to a length of 2.5 inches, is peaceful and active both at night and during the day. It is very social, and at least two or three should be kept together.

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A water temperature between 72º and 82º Fahrenheit, a pH of 6.0 to 8.0, and water ranging from moderately soft to relatively hard are suitable. The Bronze Catfish eats all flake and freeze-dried foods and is particularly fond of live or frozen blackworms. Although it will consume any excess food in a tank, make sure this fish receives adequate amounts to eat.

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