False network catfish

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False network catfish
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Callichthyidae
Subfamily: Corydoradinae
Genus: Corydoras
Species: C. sodalis
Binomial name
Corydoras sodalis
Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1986

The false network catfish (Corydoras sodalis) is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae subfamily of the Callichthyidae family. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the Amazon River in Loreto, Peru, and Amazonas, Brazil.

The fish will grow up to 1.9 in (4.9 cm) long. It lives in a tropical climate in water with a 6.0–8.0 pH, a water hardness of 2 – 25 dGH, and a temperature range of 72–79°F (22–26°C). It feeds on worms, benthic crustaceans, insects, and plant matter. It lays eggs in dense vegetation and adults do not guard the eggs.

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