Sometimes sold under the name The fish known under the name Corydoras amapaensis with which it is sympatric (arising in the same area). The real Corydoras solox is not well known in the hobby. It is a 'long-snout' corydora and the name 'Solox' (meaning coarse) is for the male's pectoral fins which are uniform along their length and have fine needles
Up to 1" (2.5 cm)
SOUTH AMERICA: Oyapok river which forms the border between French Guiana and Amapa province of Brazil.
Min Tank Size:
30 gallons (114 liters) or larger.
Min Shoal Size:
6 in a 30 gallon.
Omnivorous. Sinking pellets or flakes. Supplement with live or frozen bloodworms.
Temperature of 72 to 78.8°F (22 to 26°C), pH 5.8 to
7.6, 2-25° dH
Can be kept by beginners if water conditions are kept very clean. They are best with a finer, smooth substrate, such as sand, that will not damage their barbels.
Like all corydoras, corydoras solox will do well with other peaceful species like otos, rasboras, or tetras.