This much sought after cory was not
available to the hobby before 2002. It was rediscovered that year
by Lance Peck near the town of Quincemil in Peru and since then
has been spawned regularly by fishkeepers, and as such the price
of individuals has come down dramatically. They will spawn as
per other species of this genera. For more information on breeding
the various species of Corydoras you can visit the Breeding
Article section of ScotCat. 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: Readily accepts a mixed and
varied diet which includes granular foods, tablet food, frozen
bloodworm and good quality flake to name but a few.
Two saddle corydoras
South America: Peru;
Quincemil in the Madre de Dios region.