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  1. Default Loooonnngggng dorsal fin on paleatus Corydoras


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    I was wondering if anyone had ever seen a dorsal fin like this on a paleatus corydoras (at least that what I think this is)
    the photos aren't the best but you'll get the idea. I assume it's an anomaly? In the meantime, it sure is pretty. Would love to hear your thoughts.

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    A C. Paleatus is a peppered cory, I believe what you have is a C. Longipinnis. They are apparently from the same area and can be confused for each other. Here is a discussion I found on Planet Catfish if you are interested. http://www.planetcatfish.com/forum/v...p?f=5&p=128227
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    Thanks! I appreciate the info. I bought them as peppered cory so it would seem even the LFS did not know what they had.:o) Which means I got a bargain. It will soon be 2 years since I've had this guy and 1 other with a long dorsal but not as long as this one. The other 4 must be peppered cory or female. All are camera shy so I was lucky to get these 2 less than stellar picts.
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    c. Longipinnis' fins are big but they still are erect. However, there are longfin versions of certain cories, paleatus being one of them.
    The elongated fins look exactly like in your picture. I assume that some longfins could come mixed in with normal cories, at least that is how I got my longfin panda.

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    Very nice, I'm always surprised that some LFS don't know what they have.
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    thanks Lee. Wish I could get a better photo of him :o)
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, nerites & mystery snails
    15 g FW planted: crown tail betta, neons, snails
    90 g FW semi planted: Blood Parrots, severum, Jurupari, EBJD, congos, kribs, clown pleco, snails
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