ID Peru Cory

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ID Peru Cory

Post by bazblitz772 » Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:21 pm

Can anyone Identify this guy from Peru please .
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Re: ID Peru Cory

Post by gossei » Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:36 pm

Something out of the elegans group.

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Re: ID Peru Cory

Post by Acanthicus » Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:41 pm

Hi

what makes you so sure about this being C. bilineatus, Eric?
I have not collected it in the north of Bolivia yet, not in the Madre de Dios region at least, which I would assume to be the only place where this fish could be from if it is C. bilineatus and from Peru.
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Re: ID Peru Cory

Post by bekateen » Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:26 pm

Acanthicus wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:41 pm
Hi

what makes you so sure about this being C. bilineatus, Eric?
I have not collected it in the north of Bolivia yet, not in the Madre de Dios region at least, which I would assume to be the only place where this fish could be from if it is C. bilineatus and from Peru.
Hi Daniel,

Thanks for pointing that out. In my haste, I overlooked catch location. In that case perhaps C126 is more appropriate. Would you agree?

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Re: ID Peru Cory

Post by bazblitz772 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:07 pm

I am under the impression its a C126. Anybody have good information links on this? Does not appear to be much info on here.

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Re: ID Peru Cory

Post by bazblitz772 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:08 pm

Also anybody know of what they cost to buy or any records. Thanks

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Re: ID Peru Cory

Post by bekateen » Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:15 am

Price will depend largely on what the LFS thought they were getting from wholesaler or foreign exporter. If they thought they were getting elegans, these might be as cheap as $4.99 USD per fish. But if the LFS was ordering something less common, the price could be $9 USD or more... at least that's what I experience in California.

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Re: ID Peru Cory

Post by bekateen » Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:17 am

bazblitz772 wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:07 pm
I am under the impression its a C126. Anybody have good information links on this? Does not appear to be much info on here.

Thank you all
I haven't kept c126, but I've kept 3 or 4 species in the elegans group. Mine all did well in same conditions: mild temps (mid 70s F), modest water current, live or freeze dried foods, neutral pH (6.5-7.5).

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