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.
America: Brazil; Guaporé River basin. Type
locality: Brasilien, im Hauptstrom des oberen Rio Guaporé.
96. June 2004. Fuller, Ian A.M. & Evers, Hans-Georg: Identifying
Corydoradinae Catfish. 2005. 384 p