Similar to C.
caudimaculatus but this species has a deeper body, a
steeper head profile and more spots. Also similar to C.
cruziensis and C. mamore.
Harald Schultz first collected this species from the main stream
of the upper Rio Guapore, Rondonia, Brazil and was thus named
after this river by Jocham Knaack in 1961. Aquarium Care:
Will do best in a group of about 6 in a planted
tank with hiding placesand a soft substrate such as
sand or a smooth gravel base. Filtration isa personal
choice with either internal or external power filters with a good
water flow. 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.
South America: Brazil;
Guaporé River basin. Type locality: Brasilien,
im Hauptstrom des oberen Rio Guaporé.
Factsheet no. 96. June 2004. Fuller, Ian A.M. & Evers, Hans-Georg: Identifying
Corydoradinae Catfish. 2005. 384 p