fish

Corydoras sp.

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Corydoras is one of the largest catfish genus and currently contains over 150 valid species. They are native to tropical climates, mainly South America, from Colombia to the Rio de La Plata river basin.

Submitted by
Heiko Bleher
GPS
-5.8049026, -54.0442505
Geographical region
South America
Drainage Basin
Amazon
River catchment
Water body type
Rio
Water body name
Iriri
Water body part
Water body course
Lower course
Water body: tributary of
Rio
Tributary name
Xingu
Type locality
Conservation status/IUCN Red List
Not Evaluated (NE)

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
Concentration of sediments
Water temperature
°C
Water flow/curent

Chemical parameters

pH
Conductivity
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Biology

Standard length
cm
Water volume (min. aquarium)
l
Social behaviour
Behaviour description
Aggression grade
Peacefull
Activity
Day active
Sexual dimorphism
Nutrition in Nature

Reproduction

Breeding tank set-up
Nutrition parents
Mating type
Spawning behaviour
Breeding habits
Hatching period
Number of eggs in average
Parental care
Fry number
Nutrition fry
Notes on reproduction

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