Friday, 4 July 2014

Corydoras Aeneus Spawn (Cory spawn 1)

Corydoras Aeneus (Bronze Cory)                                                                    Spawn date: 12/10/2013
Male size: 2"
Number of males: 4
Age: Unknown (purchased 2013)
Source: Captive bred
Female size:2.5"
Number of females: 2
Age: Unknown (Purchased 2013)
Source: Captive bred

Tank size: 2ft, 60l
Water parameters: PH 7.4 Temperature 25C
Tank furniture: Fluval U2 filter and air driven sponge filter. Plenty of boxwood and plants.
Diet: Twice daily feeds of King British catfish pellets (50% protein), Frozen daphnia and bloodworm and occasional live foods. 
Spawning details: No specific trigger. Diet was increased to twice daily feeds two weeks before spawn. All eggs were layer on the glass in the flow of the sponge filter. 

Number: 150
Size: 2-3mm
Fertile: 95%
Hatch: 95%
Time: 72-84 hours

Fry diet was initially Hikari First bites, Cyclops and then daphnia as they grew. 

Video of female placing eggs available at: