Corydoras gomezi
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Corydoras gomezi

Common Names: Gomez's Corydoras
Family: Callichthyidae
Category: Catfish_Bottom_Feeders
Distribution: America - South; Colombia: Rio Amazonas, Rio Solimões near Leticia.
Main Ecosystem: River; River
Temperament: Peaceful; A very peaceful but somewhat shy fish. Like all Corydoras catfish it likes to be in groups.
Diet: Ominvore; Ominvore
Care: Feed with bottom feeder pellets and algae wafers. Live and frozen foods such as bloodworms are also relished. Provide a sandy bottom to prevent barbel erosion. Hiding places are appreciated. Corydoras gomezi will feed on the bottom of the tank eating uneaten food. Care must be taken that they receive enough food.
6 - 8
21°C - 26°C
70°F - 79°F
2 dH - 25 dH
Potential Size: Male: 4.5cm (1.8")
Female: 5cm (2")
Water Region: Bottom; Bottom
Activity: NonSpecific; Non Specific
Gender: Females are larger and fatter.
Breeding: Unkown.
Comments: A very nice and active fish but one that may fetch high prices.
Main Colours: Black, White
Markings: Striped And Spotted
Mouth: Downturned
Tail: Forked
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