Difference between revisions of "Aspidoras pauciradiatus"

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|sexing=:Mature females will be more full around the belly than more slender males.
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== Sexing ==
|tank_compatibility=: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 Minnow]]s and [[Zebra Danio]]s.
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:Mature females will be more full around the belly than more slender males.
|diet=:Will be partial towards live/frozen foods such as [[daphnia]] and [[brine shrimp]], may be weaned on to sinking omnivore pellets and wafers.
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|feeding_regime=:Feed once or twice a day.
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|environment_specifics=: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.
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== Tank compatibility ==
|behaviour=:A peaceful active bottom-dwelling fish that will behave much like [[:Category:Corydoras|Corydoras]].
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: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 Minnow]]s and [[Zebra Danio]]s.
|identification=:Can be mistaken for [[:Category:Corydoras|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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== Diet ==
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:Will be partial towards live/frozen foods such as [[daphnia]] and [[brine shrimp]], may be weaned on to sinking omnivore pellets and wafers.
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== Feeding regime ==
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:Feed once or twice a day.
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== Environment specifics ==
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: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.
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== Behaviour ==
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:A peaceful active bottom-dwelling fish that will behave much like [[:Category:Corydoras|Corydoras]].
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== Identification ==
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:Can be mistaken for [[:Category:Corydoras|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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Latest revision as of 03:16, 13 December 2017

Sixray Corydoras

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Sixray Corydoras

Aspidoras pauciradiatus

76 Litres (20 US G.)

2.5-3.6cm (1-1.4 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 7.2

21.7-25°C (71 -77 °F)

3-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

15-25 years

Family

Callichthyidae



Additional names

Sixray Corydoras, False Corydoras


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Mature females will be more full around the belly than more slender males.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

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.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Will be partial towards live/frozen foods such as daphnia and brine shrimp, may be weaned on to sinking omnivore pellets and wafers.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

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.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A peaceful active bottom-dwelling fish that will behave much like Corydoras.


Identification[edit | edit source]

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.

Pictures[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]