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|Scientific Name||Corydoras(ln5) napoensis Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1986|
|Common Names||Rio Napo Cory
|Type Locality||Lagartococha, northern tributary of Río Aguarico, between 0°39'S, 75°16'W and 0°28'S, 75°21'W, Napo, Ecuador, elevation 200-220 meters.|
|Pronunciation||napp oh ENN siss|
|Etymology||Napoensis, after the region in Ecuador where the type specimen was collected, Napo.|
- Shane's World Reproduction Breeding Corydoras napoensis
|Size||50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||The male is smaller, less high bodied, slender and more strikingly patterned.|
|Distribution||South America: Ecuador: Peru
Amazon, Upper Amazon (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Amazon, Upper Amazon, Napo, Aguarico (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|pH||6.0 - 7.4|
|Temperature||22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)|
|Feeding||Flake, tablets. Live food such as whiteworm, bloodworm, brineshrimp and tubifex (sparingly). Frozen bloodworm is more easily supplied and seems to bring on growth in sub-adults very satisfactorily.|
|Furniture||Dense planting around the edges of the tank, thus providing a large swimming space. Although gravel can be used it is best to use a soft sandy substrate.|
|Compatibility||As for all Corys, a perfect citizen.|
|Breeding||See Shane's World article.|
|Breeding Reports||There are 5 breeding reports, read them all here.|
|Reference||Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 12 (no. 3) (1985) - pp73 - Figs. 25-26, 33E|
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|Last Update||2019 Oct 16 12:57 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)|