Sixray Corydoras (Aspidoras pauciradiatus)
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6.0 - 7.2
- Sixray Corydoras, False Corydoras
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Location where this animal is found in the wild.
- Mature females will be more full around the belly than more slender males.
- This fish should be kept in groups of at least 5-6 of its own kind. Due to it's need with regard to currents and its size it's best kept with peaceful mid to top-dwelling fish including White Cloud Mountain Minnows and Zebra Danios.
- Will be partial towards live/frozen foods such as daphnia and brine shrimp, may be weaned on to sinking omnivore pellets and wafers.
- Feed once or twice a day.
- Requires a well filtered and oxygenated tank and prefers a reasonable current. Does best in mature tanks. Décor should be fine sand, not sharp as this could damage their barbels, with hiding places in bogwood and rounded river rocks.
- A peaceful active bottom-dwelling fish that will behave much like Corydoras.
- Can be mistaken for Corydoras, but has a different shaped skull. It is quite elongated, similar to pygmy Corys, with a creamy white base colour covered in darker speckles and spots.
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