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Black Venezuela Cory

Black Venezuela Cory is a relatively rare and highly sought-after cory. Its popularity is understandable as the fish's black body coloration with lighter/reddish colored fins and flanks is truly unique and makes this fish stand out above many others.    

Care Guide for Black Venezuela Cory

Black Venezuela Corydoras is a small, social, and peaceful fish that must be kept in a group. This fish is very social and needs other corys to feel safe and secure. Keeping this cory in a group will add to its well-being and allow it to display its natural behavior. And, Black Venezuela Cory's natural behavior is very entertaining as the fish will keep very "busy" for most of the day, looking for food all over the aquarium.

Max Size:   2.5 inches
Water:   72 - 82 F; pH 6.5 - 8
Difficulty:   Easy
Living Zone:   Bottom
Temperament:   Peaceful and Social

Black Venezuela Cory will accept a wide range of foods, including commercially prepared flakes, pellets as well as frozen food like bloodworms or frozen brine shrimp. Ideal aquarium conditions would include driftwood, botanicals such as Cattapa leaves, or other tank decorations. Aquarium plants are also highly recommended. Water chemistry is not critical and the fish will do very well in most aquariums.

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