Evelyn’s Cory, with the scientific name Corydoras evelynae, is a tropical freshwater fish that belongs to the Corydoradinae subfamily within the Callichthyidae family.
It comes from South America and can be found in the Amazon River basin in Brazil. It prefers living in a tropical environment.
Evelyn’s cory feeds on worms, bottom-dwelling crustaceans, insects, and plant matter.
When it comes to reproduction, this fish lays eggs in dense vegetation, but the adult fish don’t guard the eggs.
Evelyn’s cory is important in the aquarium trade industry.
Evelyn’s Cory Interesting Facts
- Evelyn’s Cory is a type of freshwater fish found in South America’s Amazon River basin.
- They can grow up to 1.6 inches (4.0 centimeters) long and need water with a pH level of 6.0 to 8.0 and a temperature range of 72°F to 79°F (22°C to 26°C).
- They lay their eggs in dense vegetation.
- These fish are commercially valuable in the aquarium trade industry.
Evelyn’s Cory Habitat
Evelyn’s cory is found in South America. It lives in the Amazon River basin.
This fish is a freshwater species that lives near the bottom of the water (demersal).
It prefers water with a pH level between 6.0 and 8.0, a hardness between 2 and 25 dGH, and a temperature range of 72°F to 79°F (22°C to 26°C).
Evelyn’s cory lives in tropical climates.
|Water Temperature:||72°F to 79°F (22°C to 26°C)|
|Water pH:||6.0 to 8.0 pH|
|Water Hardness:||2 to 25 dGH|
Evelyn’s Cory Physical Characteristics
Size: 1.6 inches (4.0 centimeters)
Evelyn’s cory can grow up to a maximum length of 4.0 cm (about 1.6 inches).
This is the standard length of a male Evelyn’s cory and whose gender is unknown.
Evelyn’s Cory Reproduction
During the breeding process, the female Evelyn’s Cory holds 2 to 4 eggs between her pelvic fins.
The male then fertilizes the eggs for about 30 seconds.
After that, the female swims to a good spot and attaches the sticky eggs there.
The pair continues this process until they have fertilized and attached around 100 eggs.