The paleatus cory, or salt and pepper cory, has a white and black mottled pattern and will develop a green iridescence as it matures. Though these corys are sold at about one inch in size, the paleatus cory can grow to just over three inches in the fish tank.
- Scientific Name: Corydoras paleatus
- Origin: South America
- Lifespan: 5 years
- Max Size: 3 inches
- Food: Flake, live, frozen
- Shipping Size: Approx. 1 inch