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Corydoras lamberti Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1986

Image contributors to this species:

Ian Fuller (1) Hans-Georg Evers (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus Etymology = species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

This species is very rare in the hobby. Aquarium Care: This is akin to most of this genus, very peaceful, and would be best housed with small to medium sized tank mates 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: 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:

Callichthyidae

Distribution:

South America: Pastaza River basin, Peru. Type locality: Loreto, cours inférieur du Rio Huytoyacu, près du village Nuevo Progresso, affluent de la rive droite du Rio Pastaza, 40 kilometers environ au N. du Lago Rimachi (4º13'S, 76º38'W), Peru.

Size:

Male 5.5cm ( 2¼ins) Female 6.0cm (2½ins)

Temp:

23-26°C (73-79°F)

p.H.

6.0 -7.2.

Reference:

Fuller, I.A.M. & Evers, H-G: 2005 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish 384 p
Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes), and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa 1418:1-628.

 

 

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