Very similar to other corydoras from this area, particularly Adolphoi, from which it is distinguished by its longer snout and generally larger size

Family: Callichthyidae
Species:

Corydoras imitator

Common Name:

Imitator Cory

Note: Very similar to other corydoras from this area, particularly Adolphoi, from which it is distinguished by its longer snout and generally larger size.
Size: Up to 3 inches (6cm – 7cm)
Habitat: SOUTH AMERICA: Rio Negro in Northwest Brazil.
Min Tank Size: 30 gallons (114 liters) or larger.
Min Shoal Size: 6 in a 30 gallon.
Diet: Omnivorous. Sinking pellets or flakes. Supplement with live or frozen bloodworms.
Behavior: Peaceful.
Water: Temperature of 72 to 81°F (22 to 27°C), pH 6.4 to 7.7, 2-25° dH
Care: 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.
Communities: Like all corydoras, corydoras solox will do well with other peaceful species like otos, rasboras, or tetras.
Suitability: Good for all.
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