Corydoras polystictus

31. July 2013

We received from Brazil the very rarely offered, beautiful Corydoras polystictus. C. polystictus inhabits the Rio Paraguay basin in Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina.

Corydoras polystictus is a deep bodies species, which likes to swim along with conspecifics. The spotted pattern varies in each individual. Maximum size reported for the species is around 4.5 cm.

For our customers: the fish have code 241002 on our stocklist. Please note that we exclusively supply the wholesale trade.

Lexicon: Corydoras: from ancient greek, means „with helmet and spear“. This refers to the strong armor and fin spines. polystictus: means “with many spots”.

Suggestion of a common name: Many-spotted Cory

Text & photo: Frank Schäfer

Angaben zum Tier
Herkunft Brasilien/Brazil
Verfügbare Größe in cm 3-4