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Corydoras sp. (CW087)

Image contributors to this species:

Lance Peck (2)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

Belongs to the so called "Elegans Group" and was collected by the image contributor. 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.

Common Name:

CW087

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Callichthyidae

Distribution:

South America: Peru, Rio Madre de Dios system. Small creek on the north bank 15 km downstream from Peurto Maldonado.

Size:

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

Temp:

22-26°C (71-79°F)

p.H.

6.0-7.2.

Reference:

www.corydorasworld.com

 

 

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                                                                                   updated = September 7, 2018 © ScotCat 1997-2018