Pygmy corydoras

The fish will grow in length up to 0.

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The Pygmy corydoras lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 2 - 25 environment.

The pygmy corydoras or pygmy catfish, Corydoras pygmaeus, is a tropical and freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the Madeira River basin in Brazil. It was originally described by J. More

Common names

Caracha in Spanish (español)
Corydoras pygmaeus in Catalan (Català)
Corydoras pygmaeus in Italian (Italiano)
Kääpiömonninen in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Kirysek karlowaty in Polish (polski)
Pygmépansarmal in Swedish (Svenska)
Pygmy catfish in English
Pygmy corydoras in English
Zwergpanzerwels in German (Deutsch)
小兵鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
小兵鯰 in Unknown
小兵鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
小兵鲶 in Unknown

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Callichthyidae
Genus : Corydoras
Species : Corydoras pygmaeus
Authority : Knaack, 1966