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Need help ID'g

Can anyone ID this fish? Arched back. 4 inches long. Massive. The pics are deceptive. He is huge.
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Re: Need help ID'g

Brochis splendens?
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Re: Need help ID'g

It's most likely some type of cry that got stunted IMO.

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ummm, big b, just how big do your cories get?
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Normally 2 inches but there are a few types that get to 4 inches.

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Also I don't think that fish is 4 inches, judging by the size of the sand he looks like he is about 2 inch or 3 inch.

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Well, I just took better pics, but I don't see where to upload them from.
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Also I don't think that fish is 4 inches, judging by the size of the sand he looks like he is about 2 inch or 3 inch.
I have a dead one in another container. I have a tape measure. They are 4 inches. If I could upload another picture, I have him beside a regular sized Cory. Geez.
I am trying to ID him because I need a companion for the one left.
I am 53 yrs old. I know how big 4 inches is.
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so how do i upload another picture? i don't see a paperclip for attachment
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It's most likely some type of cry that got stunted IMO.
Stunted growth??
Definition of stunted is as follows:
"to stop, slow down, or hinder the growth or development of; dwarf:
A harsh climate stunted the trees. Brutal treatment in childhood stunted his personality."


Thats a Jumbo Cory

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Stunted makes the body stop growing but the insides and BONES keep growing. So in this case I think that it was stunted and the back bones kept growing thus ending up with the high arched back. No such thing as a jumbo cory, they are just cory's that have grown a bit bigger then the other cory's for sale and they label them as "jumbo" to make more money. I once bough a jumbo cory, and a few months later my other cory's were as big as him.

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No such thing as a Jumbo Cory?? WOW, you still have alot to learn dude. You do know how to Google right? give it a shot with this one..........I don't feel like doing all your leg work to prove you wrong......again......
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Actually that is a peppered cory (Corydoras paleatus)

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I keep trying to reply but nothing is happening.
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Yes, we found out it is a peppered cory.
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I can't seem to get another picture posted, but I do have a picture of a tape measure up next to the fish. He is 4 inches.
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Hmm I actually thought that at first. @ Dowlko Could you post a pic of it near a ruler?

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Here is size comparison. Yes, he is peppered. We found some today. Thanks everyone.
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Oh my gosh, you weren't kidding when you said those pictures were deceptive :D lol.
But there is still one question that remains unanswered. Why is his back so arched?

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Thank you for the clarification, could not rightly figure out by the first pictures.

It was bugging me lol
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Some species develop the hump or arch with age.
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