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Thread: What kind of Cory is this?
02-20-2012, 06:54 AM #1Junior Member Guppy
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What kind of Cory is this?
Hi, I am trying to add to the aquarium by getting additional cory's. I currently have one and would like to create a school. Since I hear that it is easier to create schools of the same type of corys, can you help me identify what type of cory I have so I can get more? Please see the picture. Thanks!
02-20-2012, 07:02 AM #2
Almost looks like a leopard cory to me
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02-20-2012, 07:33 AM #3
Looks like either a brevirostris cory or a melanistius cory... The melanistius are more common in shops by me, but they're all considered "spotted cories".
02-20-2012, 07:44 AM #4
02-20-2012, 03:05 PM #5
HOWEVER, on Planet Catfish, they look significantly different than the above website:
The tail puts me in mind of C. leucomelas, but the nose isn't quite right and the spots aren't quite large enough.
I'm going to go with melanistius.
02-20-2012, 10:05 PM #6
I was going to say melanistius, but I never heard of brevirostris
02-27-2012, 04:32 AM #7
I just got the same "cat" 2 days ago-
It was advertised as a "Spotted Cat".
I found it to be a "Spotted Cory Cat", Corydoras Melanistius
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