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Corydoras sp. (C038)

Image contributors to this species:

Hans-Georg Evers (1) Mark Goh (1) Johnny Jensen's Photographic Library (2)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory  
 

Relevant Information:

Similar to C. serratus. 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:

C038

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Callichthyidaemblycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Brazil, uncertain origin but probably the upper Rio Negro.

Size:

Male: 7.0cm (2¾ins) Female: 7.5cm (3ins)

Temp:

22-26°C (71-79°F)

p.H.

6.0 -7.5.

Reference:

Ian A. M. Fuller & Hans-Georg Evers. 2005 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish. Verlag A.C.S. GmbH. 384p

 

 

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                                                                                                updated = April 23, 2016 © ScotCat 1997-2016