Although given the common
name of "Mega meta" it it more close to
species was given the C-number of C085 in the September
edition of the German Datz magazine of 2002. 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.
C085, "Mega metae"
Peru; Rio Hualaaga.
Male: 5.0cm (2ins) Female:
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(2011). Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish Supplement
1. Ian Fuller Enterprises. Alexandrou, Markos
& Taylor, Martin. (2011). Evolution,
ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae revisited.
Aqualog Extra, Corydoras all C-Numbers.
A.C.S. Glaser Germany. 47p.