Nutrition – In the wild, the Corydoras sterbai feed on some algae but also eat aquatic insects and worms.
In aquarium it will accept dried commercial food, frozen and live food catfish and shrimps pellets are
Behavior – Peaceful
Maintenance and care – About 25-30 gallon for 4-6 Sterbai's, The corydoras sterbai
should be kept in an aquarium with a sandy bottom, mild water movement and efficient biological filtration
system. The aquarium should be planted sparsely and other fish companions should be calm and
Water Parameters – Temperature: 73.4F- 78.8F (23C-26C), PH: 6-8, DGH: 4-12
Breeding – Like all Corydoras species, this one also, starts breeding at the onset of the rainy season In
order to breed the Sterbai you will need to keep the PH on 6.5-7; KH should be at least 3. A lowering of
temperature and water changes may induce spawning. Courtship begins with males chasing the females
until the show interest. After female accept male courting the male rubs against the female and touches
her head with its barbells. Afterwards the male swims in front of the female, clasping her mouth with his
Pelvic fins, this is known as the famous "T position".