Updated September 23, 2018 | Author: Mike - FishLore Admin
The Julii Corydoras (Corydoras julii) also goes by the common name of Julii Cory and sometimes the Leopard Cory. They are a small species that gets up to 2 inches when fully grown. They like to be kept in groups of 6 or more and will do great in a community type set up with other peaceful species.
Scientific Name : Corydoras julii
Common Names : Julii Corydoras, Leopard Corydoras, Julii Cory
Care Level : Easy
Size : to 2 inches (5.2 cm)
Water Parameters : pH 6 - 8 | Temperature : 73°F - 79°F (23°C - 26°C) | Water Hardness : 2° to 25° dH
Lifespan : 3 to 4 years
Origin / Habitat : South America, Amazon River basin
Temperament / Behavior : Peaceful
Julii Cory Breeding : Sub stratum egg-scatterers, non guarders.
Aquarium Size : 30 gallons (115 liters)
Fish Disease : Freshwater Fish Disease
Diet / Foods : Scavengers that eat all sorts of foods. Sinking pellet foods, algae wafers, thawed or live brine, left over foods that sink to the bottom of the tank, etc.
Tank Region : All over the bottom of the aquarium.
Gender : Females will be thicker/wider looking than males of the same age.
Photo Credit : Kai Schreiber
Related Catfish Profiles
One of three pygmy corydoras species. Gets to about 1 inch in size, needs to be kept in schools.
The first thing to notice about the Glass catfish is that it has transparent flesh, which allows us to see the spinal cord and internal organs. This transparent fish is also a picky eater; it has been known not to accept flake foods with ease.
Gold Nugget Pleco
From 6 to 9 inches and can be quite expensive for a freshwater fish.