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There are a few different
colour forms that go under the name of C. axelrodi.
There are also similar types with only a single stripe
on the body and others with a short third stripe.
Similar is Corydoras
sp. (C003) also
known under the common name of 'Deckeri'.
Lineage: Placed inLineage
9, the "short-snouted" species with the
designated type species: C. punctatus. A
revision in the future would constitute the resurrection
of the genus name Hoplosopma (Agassiz, 1846).
Aquarium Care: This is akin to most
of this genus, very peaceful, and would be best housed
with small to medium sized tankmates such as Tetras,
Rasboras and Danios or in a species tank for breeding
purposes. Best to purchase 6 individuals or more as
they will be happier in a group. Diet:
Feeding is not a problem as they will readily consume
commercial foods such as flake, granular and tablet
foods and frozen foods such as bloodworms and daphnia,
like all fish they benefit from regular feedings of
live foods such as Daphnia, Cyclops, Grindal worms
and bloodworms. Remarks:
Can sometimes be a bit sensitive when first imported
as wild specimens. When first water changing use a
dechlorinator that removes chlorine or chloramine
from the water, or leave the water standing for a
Colombia; either Vichada, Meta, Arauca, or Boyaca,
(1¾ins) Female: 5.0cm. (2ins)
& Taylor, Martin. (2011). Evolution,
ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae revisited.
Ian A. M. Fuller & Hans-Georg Evers (2011).
Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish Supplement 1. Ian
Fuller Enterprises. www.corydorasworld.com