Species group: Corydoras
Other common names: Brochis Catfish, Brochis Cory Cat, Long-nosed Brochis
Scientific name: Brochis multiradiatus
The Hog-nosed Brochis possesses around 17 dorsal fin rays rather than the 11 or 12 generally found in Brochis splendens. The fish owes its name to its snout that is shaped like a hog's nose. The snout is also substantially longer than other Brochis species. It is an iridescent gray in color.
It has a peaceful temperament.
The tank should have a capacity of 20 gallons at least. These fish are not known to be very hardy. Good filtration is of utmost importance. The tank consists of sandy substrate and abundant plants and roots.