|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Corydoras(ln9) cruziensis Knaack, 2002|
|Common Names||C012, Santa Cruz Cory|
|Type Locality||Guarayos, Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia, 16°20.014'S, 62°50.912'W, elevation 215 meters.|
|Pronunciation||crew zee en siss|
|Etymology||The species is named after the Bolivian Departamento de Santa Cruz.|
|Size||50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Similar in appearance to Corydoras punctatus, a species only found in Suriname. It differs slightly in colour pattern having fewer larger body spots, those along the juncture of dorsal and lateral scutes may form an irregular broken stripe.|
|Sexing||Females are a little larger than males and have a heavier appearance, with rounded, fan shaped ventral fins compared to the slightly pointed fins of the male.|
|Distribution||South America: Madeira River basin in Bolivia.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Madeira (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|pH||6.0 - 7.2|
|Temperature||22.5-25.5°C or 72.5-77.9°F (Show species within this range)|
|Feeding||Will accept a wide range of commercial foods including tablet, granular and flake. Live foods such as Daphnia, blood worm, white worm, grindle worm and tubifex are readily accepted.|
|Furniture||Substrate should be a fine smooth grained sand. Other furniture is relatively unimportant.|
|Compatibility||A small peaceful and slightly timid species that should not be kept with boisterous or aggressive fish.|
|Suggested Tankmates||Small tetra's or small cyprinids make ideal tank mates.|
|Breeding||Has been bred under aquarium conditions.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||VDA--aktuell 2002 (no. 3), pp 63, Figs.|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 20 04:39 (species record created: 2005 Jul 20 00:00)|