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Corydoras sp. (CW044) 

Image contributors to this species:

Ian Fuller (2)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory  
 

Relevant Information:

Was previously thought to be Corydoras pestai (Holly, 1940) but as the type material for this species was lost it has been given the Corydoras World number of CW044. It is also a possibility that this species could be a colour variety of C. elegans. 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:

CW044

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Callichthyidaemblycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Brazil/Colombia.

Size:

Male: 4.5cm. (1¾ins) Female 5.0cm. (2ins)

Temp:

24-26°C (75-79°F)

p.H.

6.0-7.2.

Reference:

www.corydorasworld.com

 

 

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                                                                                                updated = May 6, 2016 © ScotCat 1997-2016