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|Scientific Name||Corydoras(ln1) solox Nijssen & Isbrücker, 1983|
|Type Locality||Rio Oyapock, 60 kilometers south of Martinique village, 3°51'N, 51°53'W, Territory Amapa, Brazil.|
|Pronunciation||Kory DOOR ass. - so locks|
|Etymology||Cory = helmet, doras = skin. In this case it was incorrectly used to mean armour (cuirasse) instead of skin in allusion to the dual rows of plates that run along the flanks of this genus. This specific epithet refers to the bristly (solox=coarse, bristly) pectoral fin spines of the adult male.|
|Size||63mm or 2.5" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Corydoras are identified by their twin rows of armour plates along the flanks and by having fewer than 10 dorsal fin rays. They are most commonly confused with the other genera in the sub-family, namely Brochis, Scleromystax and Aspidoras.|
|Sexing||Females grow larger and are more full-bodied, this is best observed from above the fish. Males will typically have more pointed as opposed to more rounded fin tips as they mature.|
|Distribution||South America: Oyapock River basin and smaller coastal drainages in French Guiana.
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers, Oyapock (click on these areas to find other species found there)
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, French Guyana Coastal Rivers (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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|IUCN Red List Category||Not Evaluated|
|Temperature||22.0-26.0°C or 71.6-78.8°F (Show species within this range)|
|Feeding||Will accept a wide range of commercial foods including tablets, granules and flakes. Live (or frozen) foods such as bloodworm, white worm, grindal worm, Daphnia and tubifex are readily accepted.|
|Furniture||Shade provided by overhanging rock work, arching bogwood, tall or floating plants are all that is required. Ideally substrate should be sand, but rounded gravel is an imperfect alternative. Avoid keeping over rough edged (chipped) gravel, this will increase this risk of damage the fishes barbels when it tries to dig.|
|Compatibility||A peaceful, shoaling, community fish.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|Reference||Revue française d'Aquariologie Herpétologie v. 10 (no. 3), pp 80, Figs. 9, 10g.|
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|Last Update||2020 Oct 22 04:37 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)|