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11-16-2013, 08:53 PM #1
Loooonnngggng dorsal fin on paleatus Corydoras
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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11-16-2013, 09:07 PM #2
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=128227When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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11-16-2013, 09:31 PM #3
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.
11-16-2013, 09:36 PM #4
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.
11-17-2013, 03:29 AM #5
Very nice, I'm always surprised that some LFS don't know what they have.Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
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11-17-2013, 03:33 AM #6
thanks Lee. Wish I could get a better photo of him :o)