Belongs to the 'Elegans group'.
C093 is the same fish as C089. Lineage:
This would place it in Lineage 5. and a revision in
the future could involve the resurrection of the genus
name Gastrodermus (Cope, 1878), with the
designated type species: C. elegans. 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 a good quality
Male: 4.0cm (1½ins)
Female: 5.0cm (2ins)
Markos & Taylor, Martin. (2011). Evolution,
ecology and taxonomy of the Corydoradinae revisited. Ian A. M. Fuller &
Hans-Georg Evers (2011).
Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish Supplement 1. Ian