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3cm - 5cm

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Water Conditions

"Meet the captivating Corydoras Venezuela Black! With their sleek black coloration, they're a striking addition to any aquarium."

Detailed Description:


  • The Corydoras Venezuela Black, scientifically known as Corydoras sp. "Venezuela Black", is a striking freshwater catfish highly sought after by aquarists for its sleek black coloration and charming demeanor.
  • Originating from Venezuela, particularly the blackwater rivers of South America, this species adds a touch of elegance and intrigue to any aquarium setting.


  • Corydoras Venezuela Black boasts a sleek and uniform black coloration across its body, dorsal fin, and adipose fin, creating a striking contrast against its white belly.
  • Their streamlined body shape, long barbels, and unique facial features give them a distinctive and captivating appearance.
  • With their graceful movements and peaceful demeanor, Venezuela Black Corydoras add a touch of sophistication to any aquatic environment.

Water Conditions:

  • Optimal water temperature: 72-78°F (22-26°C).
  • pH range: 6.0-7.5.
  • Water hardness: 2-15 dGH.
  • Maintain excellent water quality through efficient filtration and regular water changes to ensure the health and vitality of Corydoras Venezuela Black.
  • Provide ample oxygenation and water movement to mimic their natural habitat.

Tank Setup:

  • Corydoras Venezuela Black thrive in a well-appointed aquarium with plenty of hiding spots, plants, and smooth substrates to explore and sift through.
  • Incorporate driftwood, rocks, and caves to mimic their natural habitat and provide areas for them to rest and seek refuge.
  • Ensure the tank has a secure lid as Corydoras are known to be active swimmers and may jump if startled.

Tank Mates:

  • Corydoras Venezuela Black are peaceful and social fish that can be kept with a variety of tank mates, including other peaceful community fish species that share similar water parameters.
  • Suitable tank mates include Tetras, Rasboras, Dwarf Cichlids, peaceful freshwater shrimp species, and small to medium-sized peaceful fish species.
  • Avoid keeping them with larger or aggressive species that may intimidate or harass the Venezuela Black Corydoras.

Feeding Habit:

  • Corydoras Venezuela Black are omnivores and accept a variety of foods, including high-quality sinking pellets, flakes, freeze-dried or frozen foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and daphnia.
  • Offer a balanced diet that includes sinking foods to accommodate their bottom-dwelling feeding behavior.
  • Feed them small portions multiple times a day to ensure they receive an adequate intake of nutrients.

Care and Maintenance:

  • Regular maintenance is essential to ensure the well-being of Corydoras Venezuela Black and maintain water quality.
  • Perform frequent water changes of 25% every two weeks to remove waste and replenish essential nutrients.
  • Monitor water parameters using a reliable test kit and adjust as necessary to maintain stable conditions.
  • Keep an eye out for any signs of illness or stress, such as lethargy, loss of appetite, or abnormal behavior, and address any issues promptly.

Corydoras Venezuela Black

SGD 15.00

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1 pcs



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