Corydoras Armatus was first imported by a wholesaler in Australia from Singapore. The first time they were imported to Australia successfully was November 2020. According to Eugene Khoo, Armatus had a very low survival rate when shipped. However we ordered 13 and we received 13 with no issues.
These fish are naturally found in Peru in the tributaries of the Rio Huallaga in the region around Jeberos.
The shape of the head is short and compact
Their basic colour is grey with a hi fin dorsal fin. The fin spine is darker in colour. All other fins are transparent.
Size around 6cm
Temperature variations 23 to 26 C