Banded corydoras

It was originally described as Callichthys barbatus by Jean René Constant Quoy & Joseph Paul Gaimard in 1824, from which it was transferred to genus Corydoras as Corydoras barbatus, a name which by which it is still being referred to in the aquarium industry.

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The Banded corydoras lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 8.0, dH range: 2 - 25 environment.

The banded corydoras or bearded catfish, Scleromystax barbatus, is a subtropical freshwater fish belonging to the Callichthyinae sub-family of the Callichthyidae family. It originates in coastal drainages in South America from Rio de Janeiro to Santa Catarina, Brazil. More

Common names

banded corydoras in English
Bearded catfish in English
Kirysek brodaty in Polish (polski)
Ruutumonni in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Ruutumonninen in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Sarrinho in Portuguese (Português)
Sarro in Portuguese (Português)
Schabrackenpanzerwels in German (Deutsch)
Skægget pansermalle in Danish (dansk)
头点兵鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
頭點兵鯰 in Mandarin Chinese
须美鲶 in Mandarin Chinese
鬚美鯰 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Callichthyidae
Genus : Scleromystax
Species : Scleromystax barbatus
Authority : Quoy & Gaimard, 1824