Corydoras virginiae

28. December 2011

Currently we have one of the most attractive species of Corydoras from Peru in stock. This species caused – along with some other species – the Corydoras boom that started more than 15 years ago. At this time C. viriginiae was still undescribed was called “C4”.

This Corydoras is a schooling fish. Moreover it is a very lively species. It looks best when kept in blackwater over a light, fine sand. All in all this Corydoras is a beautiful and easy to keep aquarium fish that can reach a maximum length of around 6 cm.

For our customers: the fish have code 240604 on our stocklist. Please note that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade.

Lexicon: Corydoras: from ancient greek, means „with helmet and spear“. This refers to the strong armor and fin spines. virginiae: dedication name for Virginia Schwartz.

Suggestion of a common name: Miguelito cory

Text & photos: Frank Schäfer

Angaben zum Tier
Herkunft Peru
Verfügbare Größe in cm 4-5