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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln9) sp. (C121)   
Common Names C121, Rosy Opercle Cory
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Size 60mm or 2.4" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
Identification This species is close to C. adolfoi and C. burgessi but can be visually distinguished easily by the darkened gill cover. Generally the dorsal fin also contains more black pigment.
Sexing Females are a bit larger and fuller bodied. This is especially evident when view from above.
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Distribution Upper Rio Negro, Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Other Parameters A black water species.
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Feeding Standard Corydoras fare. Sinking pellets and bloodworms seem best.
Furniture Lots of plants with an large open space to swim freely. Substrate should be sandy.
Compatibility Peaceful.
Suggested Tankmates Should be kept in a shoal. Can be kept with any community fish especially of this is a Amazonian blackwater biotope community.
Breeding Has been bred under aquarium conditions.
Breeding Reports There are 2 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Last Update 2020 Aug 31 14:03 (species record created: 2004 Oct 12 00:00)