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Scientific Name Scleromystax lacerdai  (Hieronimus, 1995)
Common Names C015, Lacerda's Cory
Type Locality Rio Ribeira da Terra Firme, between Canavieiras and Ilheus, se. Bahia, Brazil.
Synonym(s) Corydoras lacerdai
Pronunciation ss KLER oh muss tax - lass ERR dye
Etymology Scleromystax: From the Greek sclero meaning hard and the Latin mystax meaning moustache. Named to honour Mr. Marco T. Lacerda.
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Size 55mm or 2.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution South America: Brazil: South East Bahia
Bahia State Rivers, Terre Firme (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Temperature 20.0-25.0°C or 68-77°F (Show species within this range)
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Feeding All prepared foods and live / frozen treats such as bloodworm.
Breeding Only one success by a Scottish fishkeeper has been achieved if not documented.
Breeding Reports There is no breeding report.
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References Zeitschrift Fischk. v. 3 (no. 1) 110 Figs. 5-7
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Last Update 2007 Oct 14 07:10 (species record created: 2001 Apr 21 00:00)