False Julii Cory Cat

lg 89995 False Julii Cory Cat
Latin name: (Corydoras sp.)

Care Level





Black, White



Preferred Conditions


Avg. Max Size


Minimum Tank Size

30 gallons



The False Julii Cory Cat is a hardy fish that originates from the tributaries of larger river systems in South America. It is a peaceful bottom dwelling scavenger that is often mistaken for Corydoras julii. However, this species can be easily distinguished by its more defined, linear pattern of black dots upon its head and vertical banding upon its silver body. This species is capable of adapting to a wide range of water parameters and is a relatively easy to care for fish. Furthermore, it is a peaceful species that can be kept in a community aquarium with similar sized fish.

False Julii Cory Cats are a delight to watch and make a great addition to any aquarium. They are hardy and relatively easy to care for, making them an ideal choice for beginner aquarists. Additionally, they are a peaceful species and can cohabitate with many other aquarium inhabitants. To ensure their health and wellbeing, it is important to keep the aquarium clean, provide plenty of hiding places and feed them a varied diet. With the proper care, False Julii Cory Cats can live up to five years. Their active and entertaining behavior is sure to bring joy and life to your aquarium.

Breeding the False Julii Cory Cat is generally achieved by keeping a number of these cats together and allowing them to pair off. After spawning, the breeding pair should be separated from the eggs, or the eggs transferred to another system. The fry become waterborne within five days, at which time, they should be fed baby brine shrimp and crushed flake food.

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