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Corydoras sp. (C138)

Image contributors to this species:

Hans-Georg Evers (1) Rare Aquatics (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory  
 

Relevant Information:

First arrived in imports as a contaminant with C. virginiae. Aquarium Care: As this is one of the longer snouted species it will be well suited to most community tanks. A well planted tank with a soft substrate such as sand so they can bury their snouts while searching out food. 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:

C138

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Callichthyidaemblycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Peru, Loreto Province, Río Ucayali basin

Size:

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

Temp:

22-26°C (71-79°F)

p.H.

6.0 -7.2.

Relevant Information:

Fuller, I.A.M. & Evers, H-G: 2005 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish 384 p

 

 

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