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Scientific Name Osteogaster sp. (Cw010)   
Common Names CW010, Gold Laser Cory
Gulstribet Pansermalle (Denmark), Peru Orange Stripe Cory
Pronunciation os tee oh gas terr
Down Species Information
Identification See Corydoras aeneus.
Sexing Females grow larger and are more full-bodied, this is best observed from above the fish. Males will typically have more pointed as opposed to more rounded fin tips as they mature.
Down Habitat Information
Distribution Peru, Pucallpa.
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Marañón, Ucayali, Middle Ucayali (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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IUCN Red List Category Not Evaluated
Down Husbandry Information
Feeding Will readily accepted all prepared foods that reach the bottom of the aquarium such as tablets, granules and larger flakes. Live (or frozen) foods such as bloodworm, white worm, grindal worm (Enchytraeus), Daphnia and Tubifex are readily accepted and good for conditioning groups of fishes for spawning. User data.
Furniture Ideally substrate should be sand, but rounded gravel is an imperfect alternative. Avoid keeping over rough edged (chipped) gravel, this will increase this risk of damage the fishes barbels when it tries to dig. Substrate should be bordered with driftwood and aquatic plants leaving an open area for them to search for food and swim. The shade provided by overhanging rock work, arching bogwood, tall or floating plants are all that is required to settle these fishes.
Compatibility A peaceful, shoaling, community fish.
Breeding Has been bred in the aquarium.
Breeding Reports There are 21 breeding reports, read them all here.
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Registered Keepers There are 265 registered keepers, view all "my cats" data.
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Last Update 2024 Jun 11 22:59 (species record created: 2001 Apr 19 00:00)