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Synodontis notata


Family: Mochokidae
Species: Synodontis notata
Common Name: Domino Synodontis, Domino Syno, Onespot Squeaker, One-spot Synodontis
Size: 10.5 inches (26cm)
Habitat: Africa: Congo River basin. The Chiloango River, Pool Malebo and the Kasai and Ubangi drainages.
Min Tank Size: At least 55 gallons (210liters) for adult.
Diet: Omnivorous, Enjoys fresh, frozen and dried foods including clams, brine shrimp, blackworms, bloodworms, sinking catfish pellets, large flake food and algae tablets. Supplement with cucumber, shelled peas and zucchini.
Behavior: Young are social, adults can be territorial. Will eat small fish.
Water: Temperature of 71°F to 79°F (22°-26° C) , pH range: 6.0 7.5; dH range: 4 - 15
Care: Moderate
Communities: In large aquariums, they are gentle and energetic companions to barbs, larger cichlids, ctenopoma, gouramis, knifefish, mormyrids, larger rasboras, larger tetras. Best kept as a single specimen in a species-only or community tank with robust fish..
Suitability: Good for all with consideration for its size and requirements.

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