Cory Database

Corydoras sp. CW009 / CW09 / CW9

Basic information

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Country

Author(s)

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Subspecies

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ID Group

C-number(s)

      No C-number given

CW-number(s)

  • Corydoras sp. CW009 (CW09 / CW9)

Synonyms

      No known synonyms

Local Names

  • Neon Green-stripe (English)
  • Green Laser (English)

Etymology

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Type Locality

Rio Aguaitia drainage at Pucallpa

Drainage system

Collection Sites

  • Rio Aguaitia

Detailed Map

Approximate map position.

Basic ID

aeneus type Corydoras with neon-green stripe along each side of the back.

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

5 cm / 2 in

Female

6 cm / 2.4 in

Husbandry / Keeping

Compatibility

Peaceful

Group Size

  • Small (4-6)
  • Medium (7-10)

Diet

Omnivore

Ease of Keeping

Easy

Approx. max. Age

8 years

Spawning

See explanations

See Spawning logs:

Has been Spawned

Yes

Bred by Me

Difficulty

Relatively Easy

Egg Size

1.2 mm / 0.05 in

Comments

Recommended Tank Parameters

Min. tank size

75 liters / 20 gal

Min.  tank length

60 cm / 24 in

Tank Setup

  • Mosses

Recommended water parameters

Temperature Range

22 - 28°C / 71.6 - 82°F

pH Range

6 - 8

TDS Range

25 - 250 ppm

kH Range

4 - 10 ppm

dH Range

3 - 10 ppm

Water Parameters

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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.