Three Stripe Corydora
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Three Stripe Corydora (Corydoras trilineatus), a delightful and active addition to your freshwater aquarium. Recognized for its charming appearance and lively behavior, the Three Stripe Corydora is an ideal choice for aquarists seeking a friendly and entertaining fish. Elevate the vibrancy of your aquatic haven with the enchanting presence of the Three Stripe Corydora.

Care Guide: The Three Stripe Corydora is a hardy species, but providing appropriate care ensures its well-being. Follow this care guide to promote the health and vitality of your Three Stripe Corydora:

Tank Size:

  • Keep Three Stripe 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.


  • Three Stripe 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.


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

Note: The Three Stripe Corydora is not just a charming fish but also an excellent addition to community aquariums. Their playful antics and social behavior make them a favorite among both beginners and experienced aquarists.

Experience the joy of keeping Three Stripe Corydoras in your aquarium. Order now to bring a touch of liveliness and camaraderie to your aquatic world. Whether you’re a seasoned aquarist or just starting, the Three Stripe Corydora will thrive with proper care, becoming a delightful and engaging member of your underwater community.



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