Top Ten Corydoras

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Top Ten Corydoras

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Limited to the United Kingdom, what do you think are the top ten (or 20 if you like! ) most commonly available Corydoras in fish shops? It’s nice to pick all kinds of fish you like the look of from a book but many are unlikely to be available locally. TIA.

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I've been in only a handful of UK shops, but this is what I recall:

In lineage order, then alphabetical, with commonly mistaken spp. paired, and may be offered as something else:
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Thanks Eric, I’ll check them out in my books!

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I agree with your selection. In a personal note I would add the Corydoras Panda. But that’s just me and make it 11.
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I love my Corys! (*)

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Reindas wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:06 pm
I agree with your selection. In a personal note I would add the Corydoras Panda. But that’s just me and make it 11.
Yes you're absolutely right in the USA. I don't recall seeing Corydoras(Ln9) panda in the UK, but I'm confident it's common in the UK also.

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I would assume C panda is in the top 10 in the Netherlands. You see them everywhere.

Further the dwarfs, C pygmaeus, are also very common here
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Hi all,
I'd add Corydoras(ln9) panda and Corydoras(ln4) pygmaeus for the UK.

Corydoras panda breeds successfully in hard water so you often see hobbiest bred ones for sale in this area (Bath, Swindon, Bristol).

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