Easy care level. Maximum size 7cm The Peppered Cory originates from Brazil and the La Plata Basin. All the Peppered Cory are now farm bred. This is a hard undemanding peaceful long lived fish. Does best in a group of corys 4 or more. They will adapt to a range of water parameters. The Peppered Cory is the easiest corydoras to breed. Corydoras can be bred as a pair, a trio (2 males,1 female) or as a group. Feed fry on newly hatched brine shrimp. When viewing from above the female is broader from behind the pectoral fins. Spawning is often brought on by a slight lowering of water temperature.