Skip to product information
1 of 1

Michaels Fish Room

Cory Melini (False Bandit Cory)

Cory Melini (False Bandit Cory)

Trustify review stars will be displayed here!

Regular price $10.00
Regular price Sale price $10.00
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Cory Melini

False Bandit Cory

The Melini cory is also known as the False Bandit Cory and can be commonly confused with Corydoras metae. The Melini Corys stripe goes all the way down to their tail. Like most Corydoras species, these are peaceful fish, actively swimming on the bottom of the tank. They also prefer groups of 6 or more.

Environment for Corydoras Melini

Corydoras Melini, the bandit corydoras or false bandit catfish, is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the subfamily Corydoradinae of the family Callichthyidae. It originates in inland waters in South America and is found in the upper Rio Negro and Meta River basins in Brazil and Colombia. This fish will easily live in a PH of 6.0-8.0 and a temperature of 72f-79f.

Feeding Cory Melini

Corydoras are omnivorous and will eat a variety of foods. Good Quality sinking food like Dr. Bassleer Biofish Food or Northfin Kelp wafers is a great choice. Most high-quality sinking food will be fine. They will also eat fresh vegetables like cucumber or zucchini. Take a look at other Corys for sale at Michaels Fish Room here. Corydoras do best in a group of 6 or more. They are great for the community fish tank as they are peaceful and will help keep the bottom clean. They do well with livebearers, plecos, tetras, and most other peaceful fish. The Green Cory you will receive be 1/2 inch to 1 inch. The fish you receive are captive-breed and fasted for forty-eight hours before shipment.  

Trustify review box will be displayed here!

View full details