|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|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||kor ee doh rass (lineage five). - napp oh ENN siss|
|Etymology||Napoensis, after the region in Ecuador where the type specimen was collected, Napo.|
|Articles|| - Shane's World Reproduction Breeding Corydoras napoensis
|Size||42mm or 1.7" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Sexing||The male is smaller, less high bodied, slender and more strikingly patterned.|
|Distribution||South America: western Amazon River basin in eastern Ecuador and Loreto, 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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|IUCN Red List Category||Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2014.|
|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 6 breeding reports, read them all here.|
|Reference||Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 12 (no. 3) [for 1985], pp 73, Figs. 25-26, 33E|
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|Last Update||2020 Nov 08 05:25 (species record created: 2001 Apr 30 00:00)|