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Corydoras concolor, Weitzman, 1961

Origin:South-America, Venezuela, Rio Parguanza(tributary to Rio Orinoco).

Etymology: Concolor= uniform color

Synonyms:None

First import:A. Fernandez-Yepez, 1946.

Description:Bodycolor brownish beige with a uniform light goldgreen shine.Fins transparent.

Care:A 60 cm tank with good filtration, although no strong current is neccessary for the animals well-being.

Temperature:20-26

Feeding:If you decide to keep them in a community tank make sure they get enough to eat.

Size:5.5 cm

pH: 6.5-7.0 Hardness: 2-10

Breeding: Feed lots of live food(artemia, daphnia, mosquitolarvae) for one or two weeks. Do a 40-50% waterchange with aged water which should reduce the watertemperature 5 degrees or more, temperatures of 16 degrees are not a problem. . Do this every other day for a period, until they start to breed.

Sexual dimorphism:Males are shorter and smaller than the females.

Prices:Unk

Additional:

Picture references:None

References:Lambourne, D. ((1995): Corydoras catfish, An Aquarist's Handbook. Blandford, London, UK.Hierronimus, H. (1997): Ihr Hobby: Corydoras Pantzerwelse. Bede Verlag, Ruhmannsfelden, Germany.

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