Fish Species

Network Catfish

Network Catfish - Description

The Network Catfish is also known as the Cory. It is an ideal fish for beginners as it is easy to care for and relatively hardy. It is a peaceful fish and makes a great addition to a community tropical freshwater aquarium.

Popular Name: Network Catfish
Species: Corydoras reticulatus

Profile of the Network Catfish

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Network Catfish species.

  • Size: Up to 6cm 

  • Fish Tank conditions: PH 6.0 to 7.2. Temp: 22 to 26 Degrees

  • Diet / Feeding: Dried Food, Frozen Brine Shrimp, Frozen Bloodworms

  • Temperament: Peaceful, keep several together

  • Habitat: Slow moving rivers, South America

  • Behaviour: Good Community Fish

  • Range: Amazon River, Brazil

Scientific Classification of the Network Catfish

Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Corydoras reticulatus

  • Popular Name: Network Catfish

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Chordata

  • Class: Actinopterygii

  • Order: Siluriformes

  • Family: Callichthyidae


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Facts about Fish Species - Network Catfish

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.


A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.

The species detailed on this website are Tropical, Saltwater, Aquarium , Marine , Pet , Pond, Clown, Koi,
Beta (Betta), Gold Fish (Goldfish), Star, Angel, Puffer, Discus, Piranha, Rainbow, Parrot, Crustaceans, Sea Anemones and Coral.

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