Cory Database

Corydoras albolineatus

Basic information

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Country

Author(s)

Knaack, 2004

Subspecies

-

C-number(s)

  • Corydoras sp. C056 (C56)

CW-number(s)

      No CW-number given

Synonyms

      No known synonyms

Local Names

      No local names found

Etymology

White lined.

Type Locality

Río Paragua, northwestern bank, river mouth area, río Itenez system, Raum Piso firme, Provincia J.M. Velasco, Departamento Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 13°31.989'S, 61°50.295'W.

Drainage system

Collection Sites

  • Río Paragua, northwestern bank, river mouth area, río Itenez system, Raum Piso firme, Provincia J.M. Velasco, Departamento Santa Cruz, Bolivia, 13°31.989'S, 61°50.295'W.

Detailed Map

Approximate map position.

Basic ID

Silvery white body with small dark spots. A relatively small species.

Sexing

Looking at the fish from above, the female is widest at the center of the body, while the male is widest just behind the pectoral fins.
When they are well fed or in breeding condition the female is always plumper, also seen from the side.

Males are normally smaller and have longer pectoral fins than females. Their pelvic (ventral) fins are more pointed.
Females are normally larger, have rounded pectoral fin. Their pelvic (ventral) fins are rounded to form a pouch for the eggs when spawning.

Standard length

Male

3 cm / 1.2 in

Female

4 cm / 1.6 in

Husbandry / Keeping

Compatibility

Peaceful

Group Size

  • Medium (7-10)
  • Large (11-20)

Diet

Omnivore

Ease of Keeping

Easy

Approx. max. Age

years

Spawning

See explanations

See Spawning logs:
      No items found

Has been Spawned

Yes

Bred by Me

Yes, successfully

Difficulty

Relatively Easy

Egg Size

Not known

Comments

Recommended Tank Parameters

Min. tank size

45 liters / 12 gal

Min.  tank length

40 cm / 16 in

Tank Setup

  • Sponge Filter

Recommended water parameters

Temperature Range

22 - 26°C / 71.6 - 79°F

pH Range

6 - 8

TDS Range

20 - 300 ppm

kH Range

20 - 300 ppm

dH Range

20 - 300 ppm

Water Parameters

      No items found

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Author

Kristian Adolfsson

Cory nerd that has had eggs, and surviving fry of most, from over 70 Cory species, so far. Have also bred Cichlids, Killies, Rainbowfish, other Catfish and more. Read more on our About Page.