Brochis multiradiatus

Common Names: Hognosed Brochis
Long-Finned Brochis
Synonyms: Corydoras multiradiatus
Family: Callichthyidae
Category: Catfish_Bottom_Feeders
Distribution: America - South; America - South
Main Ecosystem: River; The Rio Lagartococha.
Temperament: Peaceful; A very peaceful fish, they will not fight with any others.
Diet: Ominvore; They will eat anything that reaches the bottom.
Care: They like to have areas of cover, but open space is more important. The open space is necessary because these fish are so active. Also, these boisterous brochis will sometimes uproot plants, so use pots for any that you want to be safe.
6 - 7.5
21°C - 26°C
70°F - 79°F
2 dH - 16 dH
Potential Size: Male: 8cm (3.1")
Female: 8cm (3.1")
Water Region: Bottom; They are almost always at the bottom of the tank.
Activity: Nocturnal; Mostly active at night, though they are often out and about during the daytime.
Gender: Mature males are smaller than females, and not as broad.
Breeding: Supposedly similar to other brochis and corydoras fish, though no actual reports of breeding this fish have surfaced.
Comments: Great fish for a community tank. Since they can be somewhat rowdy and do grow larger than most cories, larger bottom dwellers might be more appropriate tankmates. They would not be outcompeted for food as smaller Corydoras could be. Brochis multiradiatus is large and robust compared to other fish in the Corydoradinae group, and its deep colors can be eye-catching. These fish are usually sold at a length of five cm or greater, and fetch a high price. This Brochis is nowhere near as common as Broc
Main Colours: Brown, Green
Markings: No Markings
Mouth: Downturned
Tail: Concave
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