|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Corydoras(ln9) bicolor Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1967|
|Type Locality||Sipaliwini River near border with Brazil, Corantijn River system, Paru Savanna, Nickerie, Suriname.|
|Pronunciation||bi kol orr|
|Size||45mm or 1.8" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|General Remarks||This is a rare species in the hobby. It has been imported a few times but only by travelling aquarists. It is closely related to Corydoras burgessi and Corydoras melanistius from Brazil.|
|Distribution||Coastal rivers of Suriname.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|pH||4.6 - 7.4|
|Other Parameters||GH: 1 - 10
KH: 1 - 4
Conductivity: 10 - 250 Micro-Siemens
|Feeding||Small crustaceans (Daphnia,Cyclops, Brine shrimp), worms (Tubifex, Grindal, Whiteworm, & chopped earth worm). Most commercial flake, tablet and granular foods accepted.|
|Furniture||Natural habitat: Sand substrate with leaf litter. Natural habitat is low in aquatic vegetation, overhanging vegetation.|
|Compatibility||A very peaceful species that will be happy in most community aquaria.|
|Suggested Tankmates||Avoid keeping them with aggressive species.|
|Breeding||Has been bred under aquarium conditions and follows the typical Corydoradinae 'T' mating ritual.|
|Breeding Reports||There is but a single breeding report, read it here.|
|References||Zoologische Mededelingen (Leiden) v. 42 (no. 5)|
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|Last Update||2019 Jul 16 14:37 (species record created: 2009 Sep 08 12:18)|