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Corydoras cervinus  Rössel, 1962

Image contributors to this species:

Ian Fuller (1) Adrian Payne (1) Johnny Jensen's Photographic Library (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus Etymology = species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

There is another species from the same area which has been given the C-number of C028. Aquarium Care: As this is one of the longer snouted species it will be well suited to most community tanks. A well planted tank with a soft substrate such as sand so they can bury their snouts while searching out food. Diet: Readily accepts a mixed and varied diet which includes granular foods, tablet food, frozen bloodworm and good quality flake to name but a few.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Callichthyidaemblycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Brazil; Rondônia, main stream of upper Rio Guaporé (border river with  Bolivia, Beni, where it is called Río Iténez)

Size:

6.5cm (2½ins)

Temp:

23-28°C (73-83°F)

p.H.

6.0-7.0.

Reference:

Fuller, I.A.M. & Evers, H-G: 2005 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish 384p

 

 

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