Corydoras semiaquilus

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Corydoras semiaquilus
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Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Callichthyidae
Subfamily: Corydoradinae
Genus: Corydoras
Species: C. semiaquilus
Binomial name
Corydoras semiaquilus
S. H. Weitzman, 1964

Corydoras semiaquilus is a tropical freshwater fish belonging to the Corydoradinae subfamily of the Callichthyidae family. It originates in inland waters in South America, and is found in the western Amazon River basin in Brazil and Peru.

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The fish will grow in length up to 2.4 in (6.0 cm). It lives in a tropical climate in water with a 6.0–8.0 pH, a water hardness of 2.0–25 dGH, and a temperature range of 72–79°F (22–26°C). It feeds on worms, benthic crustaceans, insects, and plant matter. It lays eggs in dense vegetation; adults do not guard the eggs.

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