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Corydoras concolor, Weitzman, 1961
Origin:South-America, Venezuela, Rio Parguanza(tributary to Rio Orinoco).
Etymology: Concolor= uniform color
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.
Feeding:If you decide to keep them in a community tank make sure they get enough to eat.
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.
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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