Cat-eLog Right Arrow Callichthyidae Right Arrow Corydoradinae Right Arrow Corydoras(ln1)

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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln1) fowleri  Böhlke, 1950
Common Names Fowler's Cory
Huanta Cory, Milegros Cory, Panzerwels (Germany)
Type Locality Chancho Caño, near Pebas, 3°10'S, 71°46'W, Amazon R. system, Loreto, Peru.
Pronunciation FOWL err eye
Etymology Named to honour Mr. Henry W. Fowler.
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Size 70mm or 2.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification Very similar indeed to C. coriatae, the latter being differentiated primarily on colouration differences. Imports are very variable in terms of colouration, so we've put all pictures against this (older) species as we are unable to define C. coriatae.
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Distribution South America: western Amazon River basin.
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.0 - 7.2
Temperature 21.0-24.0°C or 69.8-75.2°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Unreported.
Breeding Reports There are 3 breeding reports, read them all here.
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References Fish Culturistv. 30 (no. 4) - pp26
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Last Update 2019 Jul 16 19:01 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)