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Family: Mochokidae

Synodontis petricola

Common Name:

Pygmy Leopard Catfish.

Size: Up to 4 inches (10 cm)
Habitat: Africa: Endemic to Lake Tanganyika.
Min Tank Size: At least 55 gallons for adult.
Diet: Omnivorous, will readily accept sinking cichlid pellets,catfish pellets,Algae wafers,frozen brine shrimp.
Behavior: Young are social, adults can be territorial.
Water: Temperature of 75°F to 82°F (24°-28° C) , pH range: 8.0 – 9.0; dH range: 9 19
Care: Easy, hardy.
Communities: No small fish, can be kept with more peaceful Cichlids.
Suitability: Good for all with consideration for its size and requirements.

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