Blue Catfish (Corydoras Nattereri)

Blue Catfish (Corydoras Nattereri)

The blue catfish has a silvery brown body with a translucent overtone of blue. It is marked with a dark stripe from caudal fin to gill cover. The fins are generally clear and un-patterned, but occasionally the dorsal fin might have a dark tip. The eyes are golden. Aquarium specimens could be expected to attain a length of about 2.5 inches.

This isn't an simple fish to breed but should you wish to try, use the technique described for Corydoras paleatus.

Fish Details
Name: 
Blue Catfish
Scientific Name: 
Corydoras Nattereri
Average Temperature: 
70° F
Reproduction: 
Oviparous
Natural Location: 
Central and North Brazil
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