|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Corydoras sp. (C007)|
|Common Names||C007, Misiones Cory
James Bond Cory
|Pronunciation||Kory DOOR ass|
|Etymology||Cory = helmet, doras = skin. In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus.|
|Size||40mm or 1.6" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Corydoras are identified by their twin rows of armour plates along the flanks and by having fewer than 10 dorsal fin rays. They are most commonly confused with the other genera in the sub-family, namely Brochis, Scleromystax and Aspidoras.
Body light tan evenly covered with dark grey spots and blotches. Dorsal with 3 or 4 irregular horizontal bars, caudal fin with 8 to 10 irregular vertical bars.
|Sexing||Male's have greatly extended first three or four dorsal rays.|
|Distribution||A first thought to come from Peru, but from recent evidence gained in 2006, this species is only found in the Misiones region of Argentina.|
|pH||6.4 - 7.7|
|Temperature||19.0-23.5°C or 66.2-74.3°F (Show species within this range)|
|Feeding||Will accept most commercial flake, tablet and granular foods. Small crustaceans, worms and insect larvae form the basis of their natural diet and where ever possible should be offered when available.|
|Furniture||Fine smooth sand substrate, other furnishings are unimportant and can suit personal taste.|
|Suggested Tankmates||Any small peaceful characin or cyprinid species.|
|Breeding||Has been bred under aquarium conditions.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
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|Last Update||2014 Mar 27 14:27 (species record created: 2006 Dec 24 16:31)|