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The Bandit Corydoras Metae, also known as the Meta River Corydoras or Meta Cory, is a captivating catfish species highly favored by aquarium enthusiasts. Its distinctive appearance and engaging behavior make it a delightful addition to any aquarium setup.

These charming catfish feature striking black and white coloration, with a sleek body adorned by a horizontal black stripe extending from the eyes to the tail. Above this bold stripe, their shimmering silver-white body boasts a glossy finish, lending them a visually striking allure.

Bandit Corydoras Metae are peaceful and sociable creatures that thrive in group settings. They exhibit relative hardiness and adaptability to a wide range of water conditions, rendering them suitable for aquarists of all skill levels. Their intriguing behavior, often characterized by scavenging and foraging in the substrate for food, adds to their charm and appeal.

Beyond their aesthetic and behavioral qualities, Bandit Corydoras Metae serve a practical function in the aquarium ecosystem. They are efficient cleaners, diligently sifting through the substrate to consume food particles and debris, thereby contributing to tank cleanliness and maintenance.

As omnivores, Bandit Corydoras Metae require a varied diet comprising high-quality pellets, flakes, as well as frozen or live foods such as bloodworms, brine shrimp, and daphnia. Additionally, they may consume algae and vegetable matter. Providing a balanced and diverse diet is crucial to promoting their optimal health and well-being.


  • Species – Corydoras Metae
  • Common Name – False Bandit Cory, Masked Cory
  • Origin – South America
  • Diet – omnivore
  • PH Range – 6.8 – 7.5
  • Temperature – Tropical 22°c – 28°c
  • Breed Type – Egg Layer
  • Max Size – approximately 5cm
  • Sex – Un-sexed

Bandit Corydoras

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