Big-nosed Upside Down Catfish, Bugeye Squeaker, Bug Eyed Squeaker.
Up to 3.81 inches (9.7 cm)
Africa: Middle Congo River basin, Pool Malebo (Stanley Pool) and the Kasai drainage at Kinshasa. Occurs in muddy-bottomed pools, rivers and small streams and among shorelines with dense vegetation.
Min Tank Size:
Individual: 20 long-40 gallons (75.7-151.4 liters) or larger
School of 3-4: 55 gallons (208.2 liters) or larger
Omnivorous, Live and frozen foods including blackworms, bloodworms, brine shrimp and snails. Supplement with algae tablets, flake food, catfish pellets, spinach and zucchini.
Young are social, adults can be territorial.
Temperature of 72°F to 77°F (22°-25° C) , pH range:
6.2 – 7.2 dH range: 4 - 15
Excellent community fish. They thrive in a school of at least 3 to 4 of their own and are non-competitive tankmates to small to medium-sized African rift lake cichlids, African tetras, Chacarins and other Synodontis catfish.
Good for all with consideration for its size and