Thread: Catfish ID?
10-07-2013, 11:58 AM #1
This is for sale in my area -- seller doesn't know what it is and it seems nobody else does either! It's about 12cm long.
10-07-2013, 12:36 PM #2
Synodontis schoutendeni or similar?
10-07-2013, 12:41 PM #3
10-07-2013, 12:45 PM #4
which doesn't get big at all, not all syno do.
10-07-2013, 05:42 PM #5
+ 1 to Dutchie for pointing out that all Synodontis don't get huge, heres another source for this particular species: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j...53537100,d.cGE
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10-07-2013, 06:09 PM #6
I guess it depends what you call big. At 5" for the smallest species of syno, that'd outgrow most tanks of hobbyists here.
10-07-2013, 07:37 PM #7
Oh, I'm not entirely convinced on that. Some of the Americans here have big tanks. Let's say 12.5cm fish. A 120cm wide would already be quite nice for a fish of that temperament and size. That's a juwel 240 which isn't that rare.
Now our American members have some really big tanks...
Personally it's not my favorite kind of fish thogh.
Last edited by talldutchie; 10-07-2013 at 07:44 PM.
10-07-2013, 07:51 PM #8
10-07-2013, 07:54 PM #9
10-07-2013, 10:25 PM #10
Yawn, ok calm down. I was talking from a UK perspective. Most tanks aren't that big here. It was only my opinion.