Corydoras bilineatus
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Corydoras bilineatus

Common Names: San Juan Cory
Family: Callichthyidae
Category: Catfish_Bottom_Feeders
Distribution: America - South; Streams and rivers in Bolivia.
Main Ecosystem: River; River
Temperament: Peaceful; Like all Corydoras species, this fish is completely peaceful and schooling.
Diet: Ominvore; Ominvore
Care: Almost any flake, pellet, frozen, freeze-dried, or small live food is accepted. Provide a tank that has open areas for foraging as well as densely planted areas for security. Rounded or very fine gravel/sand is needed to help prevent barbel erosion. This fish, along with all other armored catfish, is very sensitive to aquarium salt and should not be kept in an aquarium containing it.
6.5 - 7.5
22°C - 26°C
72°F - 79°F
3 dH - 20 dH
Potential Size: Male: 4.5cm (1.8")
Female: 5cm (2")
Water Region: Bottom; Bottom
Activity: NonSpecific; Non Specific
Gender: Females are slightly larger and fuller than males.
Breeding: Has not been accomplished in captivity, but most likely similar to the breeding habits of other Corydoras species.
Comments: This recently discovered cory has not yet been imported in large numbers. It can be confused with Corydoras napoensis.
Main Colours: Brown, Gold, White
Markings: Striped Horizontal
Mouth: Downturned
Tail: Forked
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