Synodontis nigriventris

Common Name:

Upside-Down Catfish

Note: Can be confused with the very similar species Synodontis contracta.
Size: 3 in (7.5 cm)
Habitat: AFRICA; Streams and rivers in Zaire, Congo River basin.
Min Tank Size: At least 30 gallons.
Diet: Omnivorous, will readily accept pellets,catfish pellets,frozen brine shrimp and flake.
Behavior: Peaceful, and semi-nocturnal, will not bother any tankmates. Likes to be kept in schools of 6 or more.
Water: Temperature of 71°F to 82°F (22°-28° C) , pH range: 6.0 – 8.0; dH range: 5 – 12
Care: Easy.
Communities: Good community fish, fun to watch.
Suitability: Good.

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