Difficulty - Beginner
Personality: Peaceful community bottom feeders
Latin Name: Corydoras melini
Common Names: Bandit Cory
Adult full size: 2.5”
Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons
Water Parameters: Neutral
Safe for Planted Tanks: Yes
Foods: Small Sinking Pellets, Bloodworms
Cory melini, also known as the Bandit Cory, are peaceful community bottom-dwelling scavengers. They are schooling fish that do well in groups of four or bigger. They originate from Central & South America, and require smooth gravel or a sandy substrate. They are fairly hardy and easy to keep once a tank has been established. They are nocturnal scavengers, so feed as late as you can.
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