As with most of this genera
will do best in a group. As they are from the southern
limits of Brazil they will do better with cooler temperatures
in the aquarium. Similar looking to Corydoras
baderi and also
which resides in the same river system. Lineage:
Placed in Lineage 6 which has always been classified
as Corydoras (Lacépède, 1803)
so a new genus would need to be described and a new
type species when a new revision is carried out.
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
Coastal rivers in southeastern Brazil from Espirito
Santo to Paraná, Brazil. Type locality:
Affluent of Rio Parahyba, 3 mi. up, Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil, by neotype designation.
Male: 6.0cm (2½ins)
Female: 6.5cm (2¾ins)
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