Cat-eLog Right Arrow Callichthyidae Right Arrow Corydoradinae Right Arrow Corydoras(ln6)

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Scientific Name Corydoras(ln6) diphyes  Axenrot & Kullander, 2003
Common Name
Type Locality Small stream (arroyo) at Estancia María Belén, 8 kilometers from Colonel Patricio Colman, 25°40'13''S, 55°05'52''W, río Paraná drainage, Depto. Caaguazú, Paraguay.
Pronunciation die fees
Etymology Diphyes, from the greek word meaning double nature; in reference to the unique (?) variation in colour patterns expressed in this species (striped and spotted).
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Size 50mm or 2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Brazil: Restricted to tributaries of the Rio Monday and Rio Acaray, right bank tributaries of the Rio Parana
La Plata, Paraná, Acaray (click on these areas to find other species found there)
La Plata, Paraná, Monday (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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pH 6.0 - 7.0
Temperature 18.0-22.0°C or 64.4-71.6°F (Show species within this range)
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Breeding Has been bred. Breeds after 50% water change with water around 14°C.
Breeding Reports There are 5 breeding reports, read them all here.
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References Ichthyological Exploration of Freshwaters v. 14 (no. 3)
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Last Update 2019 Jul 17 13:44 (species record created: 2002 Mar 07 00:00)