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Corydoras zygatus Eigenmann & Allen, 1942

Image contributors to this species:

Danny Blundell (1) Ian Fuller (1) Graham Ramsay (2) Yann Fulliquet (1) Mark Goh (1) Allan James (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus Etymology = species

Other Sources:

Fishbase  Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

Very similar to C. rabauti and are sometimes difficult to tell apart. C.zygatus is a slimmer fish, not so colourful and grows larger. The fry of each of these two has proven that they are two separate Corydoras species. (Fuller, 1980). Aquarium care: This is akin to most of this genus, very peaceful, and would be best housed with small to medium tank mates such as Tetras, Rasboras and Danios or in a species tank for breeding purposes. Diet: A good quality flake food and tablet food for adults with sporadic feedings of frozen or live food will keep your Corydoras in good health.

Common Name:

None

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Callichthyidae

Distribution:

South America: Peru; Loreto, Rio Huallaga system, creek, Yurimaguas. Ecuador; Tributaries of the Rio Pastaza and Rio Tigre. Type locality: Creek, Yurimaguas [Peru].

Size:

7.0cm (2¾ins)

Temp:

22-25°C (71-77°F)

p.H.

6.0 -7.2.

 

 

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                                                                                                  updated = October 16, 2017 © ScotCat 1997-2017