Black Fin Corydora
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Black Fin Corydora (Corydoras leucomelas), a sleek and captivating addition to your freshwater aquarium. Known for its striking black dorsal fin and lively behavior, the Black Fin Corydora is an excellent choice for aquarists seeking an eye-catching and energetic species. Elevate the vibrancy of your aquatic haven with the enchanting presence of the Black Fin Corydora.

Care Guide: The Black Fin Corydora is a hardy and sociable species, but providing proper care is essential for their well-being. Follow this care guide to ensure the optimal health and vitality of your Black Fin Corydoras:

Tank Size:

  • Keep Black Fin Corydoras in a group of at least six individuals.
  • Provide a tank of at least 20 gallons to accommodate their schooling nature.

Water Parameters:

  • Temperature: Maintain a water temperature between 72-78°F (22-26°C).
  • pH: Keep the pH level in the slightly acidic to neutral range, ideally between 6.5-7.5.
  • Hardness: Provide soft to moderately hard water, with a hardness range of 2-15 dGH.

Substrate and Decor:

  • Use a fine sand or smooth gravel substrate to protect the sensitive barbels of Corydoras.
  • Include hiding spots such as caves, driftwood, and plants.


  • Use a gentle to moderate aquarium filter to ensure clean and well-oxygenated water.
  • Corydoras appreciate a moderate water flow.


  • Black Fin Corydoras are omnivores. Offer a balanced diet of high-quality sinking pellets, flakes, and granules.
  • Supplement their diet with live or frozen foods like brine shrimp, bloodworms, and daphnia.


  • Black Fin Corydoras are peaceful and can be kept with a variety of community fish.
  • Avoid housing them with aggressive or overly territorial tankmates.

Water Changes:

  • Perform regular water changes of about 20% weekly to maintain water quality.


  • Breeding Black Fin Corydoras is possible in a well-established aquarium. Provide flat surfaces like broad leaves for egg deposition.

Note: The Black Fin Corydora is not just a visually stunning fish but also a delightful addition to community aquariums. Their playful antics and social behavior make them a favorite among both beginners and experienced aquarists.

Experience the allure of Black Fin Corydoras in your aquarium. Order now to bring a touch of elegance and liveliness to your aquatic world. Whether you’re a seasoned aquarist or just starting, the Black Fin Corydora will thrive with proper care, becoming a captivating and engaging member of your underwater community.



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