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Corydoras sp. (CW059)

Image contributors to this species:

Hans-Georg Evers (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus 

Other Sources:

Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

C059 is found in the same river location as the C. julli look-a-like, CW060. 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:

CW059

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Callichthyidaemblycipitidae

Distribution:

South America: Brazil; Rio Anapu, a direct affluent to the Rio Amazonas close to the Rio Xingu.

Size:

Male: 6.5 cm (2½ins) Female: 7.0cm (2¾ins)

Temp:

22-25°C (71-77°F)

p.H.

6.5-7.2.

Reference:

www.corydorasworld.com
Fuller, I.A.M. & Evers, H-G: 2011 Identifying Corydoradinae Catfish Supplemant 1. 141p

 

 

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