|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Corydoras(ln9) burgessi Axelrod, 1987|
|Common Names||Burgess' Cory
|Type Locality||Rio Unini, trib. of Rio Negro, Amazonas, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||boor GESS eye|
|Etymology||Named for Dr. Warren Burgess.|
|Size||55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Similar to several 'orange head spot species', this species has more of a gold coloured spot.|
|Sexing||Females are larger than males.|
|Distribution||Upper Negro River basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes), Negro, Upper Negro (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|pH||5.6 - 7.0|
|Temperature||23.0-26.0°C or 73.4-78.8°F (Show species within this range)|
|Feeding||Sinking pellets, frozen brine shrimp or bloodworm, white worms.|
|Furniture||Sandy substrate is preferred but anything that isn't sharp edged is suitable. Plants not a requirement but provide shade and are not molested.|
|Compatibility||A perfect community tank citizen.|
|Suggested Tankmates||Ideal for the smaller community tank, tankmates would be all the commonly found LFS community species such as tetras, small cichlids etc.|
|Breeding||Sandy botom with Java moss clumps. The fish are willing to spawn every 2 weeks with 20-30 eggs. Eggs are placed on glass wall or in Java moss. Eggs will hatch in 4-5 days at 23°C. First food for the fry is microworms. The fry is growing fast and can be kept with the parents.|
|Breeding Reports||There are 2 breeding reports, read them all here.|
|References||Tropical Fish Hobbyist v. 35 (no. 12), pp22 - Fig.|
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|Last Update||2019 Jul 17 21:30 (species record created: 2001 Apr 25 00:00)|