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Scientific NameScleromystax lacerdai  (Hieronimus, 1995)
Common NamesC015, Lacerda's Cory
Type LocalityRio Ribeira da Terra Firme, between Canavieiras and Ilheus, se. Bahia, Brazil.
Synonym(s)Corydoras lacerdai
Pronunciationss KLER oh muss tax - lass ERR dye
EtymologyScleromystax: From the Greek sclero meaning hard and the Latin mystax meaning moustache. Named to honour Mr. Marco T. Lacerda.
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Size 55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionSouth America: Brazil: South East Bahia
Bahia State Rivers, Terre Firme (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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Temperature20.0-25.0°C or 68-77°F (Show species within this range)
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FeedingAll prepared foods and live / frozen treats such as bloodworm.
BreedingOnly one success by a Scottish fishkeeper has been achieved if not documented.
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ReferencesZeitschrift Fischk. v. 3 (no. 1) 110 Figs. 5-7
Registered Keepers(1) Mark Roesner, (2) coelacanth, (3) CoryWally, (4) mace, (5) Coryologist (k: 7), (6) mummymonkey, (7) Cornuta, (8) Nabobmob1 (k: 112).

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Breeding Reports(1) Nabobmob1 (b: 41).
Article - CotM 2013 August
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Last Update2007 Oct 14 07:10 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)