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Pygmy Cory

Original price $5.99 - Original price $49.99
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$5.99 - $49.99
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Pygmy Cory (Corydoras pygmaeus)


The Pygmy Cory, known scientifically as Corydoras pygmaeus, is a diminutive and charming addition to any freshwater aquarium. Its petite size and peaceful nature make it a perfect inhabitant for smaller tanks and community aquariums, adding a touch of dynamism without overwhelming the space.


  • Tiny stature, reaching only up to 1 inch in length
  • Active and social, often seen shoaling with its kind
  • Subtle yet attractive coloration with a silvery body and black markings
  • Efficient bottom feeders, helping to keep the substrate clean

Care Instructions:

  • Tank Size: Minimum 10 gallons, better in groups
  • Water Parameters: pH 6.5-7.8, soft to medium hardness
  • Temperature: 22-26°C (72-79°F)
  • Diet: Omnivorous; enjoys a diet of sinking pellets, small flakes, and occasional live/frozen foods
  • Compatibility: Peaceful, best kept with other small, non-aggressive fish