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Corydoras sp. (CW128)

Image contributors to this species:

Hans-Georg Evers (1) Ian Fuller (1)

ScotCat Sources:

Etymology = Genus

Other Sources:

Google Search  All Catfish Species Inventory
 

Relevant Information:

Similar looking to C. pastazensis from the Rio Napo. 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: 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:

CW128

Synonyms:

None

Family:

Callichthyidae

Distribution:

South America: Peru, Quebrada Saragossa a direct affluent to the Rio Amazonas close to the town of Nauta.

Size:

Male: 7.0cm (2¾ins) Female: 7.5cm (3ins)

Temp:

20-25°C (67-77°F)

p.H.

6.0-7.2.

Reference:

www.corydorasworld.com

 

 

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                                                                                         updated = September 10, 2018 © ScotCat 1997-2018