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Corydoras fish farming

Corydoras fish farming



Corydoras fish originated from Venezuela, Trinidad. This fish is carnivorous and famous as a fish that likes to clean.

This fish is most happy to be in a place that is less clean and has a habit of cleaning the walls.

the temperature for fish spawning is between 26-28 degrees Celsius.

currently there are already many species that are quite expensive, including corydoras paleatus, corydoras panda.

corydoras fish body length can reach 7 cm. The body of this fish is covered in 2 rows of scales with larger scales called "plates".

His mouth is equipped with a pair of tentacles which are useful as sensors to find food in the dark.

So that corydoras grow well, water for maintenance should have a pH of 7 - 7.5 and a hardness level of 10 dH.

to help its growth should be added to the maintenance of fish ponds added lime.

male parent and female parent can be distinguished from dorsal fins.

in the female parent the dorsal fin is more taper while in the male parent is more blunt.

when viewed from above the female parent fish appear much wider than the male parent body.

in order to spawn properly male and female parent should be maintained separately.

good food to be given to the parent fish in the form of blood worms.


 if it appears to contain eggs the female parent can be mixed with the male parent.

females are generally ready to spawn around the age of 5 months.

corydoras fish spawning can take place together.

the ratio between male parent and female parent 1: 2-4.

in this spawning process, usually the female parent will clean the nest clean with its mouth.

the nest can be in the form of hanging paralon pieces or of ceramic material which is erected in a spawning container.

although this fish is classified as a basic fish, its eggs are placed in the middle of a pool of water.

the female parent will carry and lay her eggs to a place or nest that has been previously cleaned by the male parent and will be fertilized by sperm.

Parent fish will usually lay eggs or spawn in the morning around 6.30 to 7.30.

when it's finished spawning, the eggs can be taken to be hatched in a separate container.

fish eggs will hatch within 3 days and larvae can swim after being aged 5-6 days.

feed Fish larvae can be in the form of water fleas.

Substitution of water is done after the larvae are a week old.

after the fish are 2 weeks old, size selection activities can be carried out.

after being maintained for 2 months the fish usually reach 2 - 2.5 cm in size and are ready for sale.

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