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  1. Default What kind of Cory is this?

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    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!
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    Almost looks like a leopard cory to me
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    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".

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    The first pic is brevirostrius:
    And the second pic is melanistius:
    I can't figure out which, if any, it is!

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    Corydoras melanistius:

    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.
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    I was going to say melanistius, but I never heard of brevirostris

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    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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