Corydoras concolor is a peaceful bottom-dweller that should be kept in a school. The aquarium should be densely planted at the edges and background. A part of the bottom of the aquarium should be free and sandy because they like to search for food in it and their delicate barbels are easily damaged.
On the bottom, you prefer to use rounded (filter) sand. They dig through the substrate with their barbels. Using sharp sand or gravel can damage their barbels. The damage causes inflammation where they sometimes even lose their complete barbels. It is, therefore, better to keep them on non-sharp sand. By the way, the barbels grow back slowly as soon as they are kept on sand again.
This species was first described by Weitzman in 1961.
They are omnivorous. It would be best if you gave them a great variety of live, frozen, and dry food. Frozen and dry food is also accepted without any problem.
Breeding Corydoras concolor
Breeding Corydoras concolor is not easy. At a lower pH and GH, a small number of eggs are laid and fertilized between fine-leaved plants such as Java moss. The fry can be fed with brine shrimp nauplii for the first few days and later with crushed dry food.
Jan Bukkems – Aquavisie
Bijgewerkt op 11 June 2023 door John