Hog Nose Cory (Brochis multiradiatus)
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Remarks: Hog Nose Corys (Brochis multiradiatus) are considered by some to be part of the Corydoras genus, however this is up for debate. They have more than 10 rays in the dorsal fin compared to most Corys, which have 7. This species is one of the the largest and most robust Corys. As they grow, they change from a mottled juvenile pattern to a shimmering green-bronze color. Because of their size, they look excellent in a large tank with big cichlids such as Geophagus, Heros, and other South Americans.
Corydoras are often looked at as "scavengers," but they should be treated in a similar fashion as the rest of your fish. They are omnivores and require a mixed diet. Flake food is readily accepted, as is baby brine shrimp and small pieces of blackworm.
Scientific Name: Brochis multiradiatus
Common Name: Hog Nose Cory
Max Size: 4"
Region of Origin: South America
Captive Bred or Wild: Wild
Diet: Flake or pellet
Compatibility: Schooling fish, dwarf cichlids, small catfish, livebearers, invertebrates.
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