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Hey so i have a cold water tank, the water is usually around 22/33 c. I read online that corys can.live in colder water is this true? As id like to add a few pygmy corys
 

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Thats the lowest end for pygmy cories, its best not to keep fish at the higher or lower ends of their temps, but theyd be alright.

But habrosus corydoras would do good in that range, they're a type of tiny cory. Stay less than an inch and that temp is in the middle of their range.
 
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It depends on the species. Some species do best in cooler temperature than others.
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Thats the lowest end for pygmy cories, its best not to keep fish at the higher or lower ends of their temps, but theyd be alright.

But habrosus corydoras would do good in that range, they're a type of tiny cory. Stay less than an inch and that temp is in the middle of their range.
Ahh okay thanks what about bigger Cory's?
 

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Thank you.


Ahh okay thanks what about bigger Cory's?
Whats the tank size?

Peppered cories would do well in that temp too, theyre another cold water cory. And they can get 3 inches (i like mine, theyre surprisingly pretty with blue-green iridescence)

Pandas would do good too, wild caught especially like colder

Bronze and albino bronze like cold.

Others at the borderline for that temp are trilineatus (false julii), emerald, sterbai... but they just meet the minimum so it may be best to consider the others instead.
 
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Whats the tank size?

Peppered cories would do well in that temp too, theyre another cold water cory. And they can get 3 inches (i like mine, theyre surprisingly pretty with blue-green iridescence)

Pandas would do good too, wild caught especially like colder

Bronze and albino bronze like cold.

Others at the borderline for that temp are trilineatus (false julii), emerald, sterbai... but they just meet the minimum so it may be best to consider the others instead.
135 litres, 31 inches long. Thank you for your help! Oh they are pretty!Gonna go see what my local fish shop have :)
 

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Definitely too cold for sterbai.
Indeed greet for Peppers, Bronze, albino, pandas, venezuelanus.

Most of my tanks are unheated and drop even further than that.
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Small addition : Pandas and venezuelanus are smaller species than paleatus. So you can get a bigger school in that case.

Current venezuelanus-temp
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