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  1. Default catfish id please


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    Hi I was just wondering if anybody could id my catfish please. I have forgot what it was advertised as in my lfs


    Thank you in advance for any help
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    It's one of the Synodontis spieces possibly Schoutedeni but it looks even more attractive than that fish.

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    definitely a synodontis catfish of some kind.
    your friendly neighbourhood arowanaman!

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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler1
    It's one of the Synodontis spieces possibly Schoutedeni but it looks even more attractive than that fish.
    It's scientific name is Synodontis Lucipinnis, sorry I can't find a common name.

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    Thanks for the Id I think my lfs had it advertised as a pictus or something like that! I shall try and find some more info on them, I think it is a beautiful catfish and the pics don't do it justice

    Oh one last question do you know how I can tell if it's a male or female ( i keep calling him little man lol) and if I should keep it in a group or pair or leave it on him/her by itself?

    Thanks again for any help/advise

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    Some synos are good in groups, many are perfectly happy alone. 100% not a pictus variety
    My therapist says I need a bigger tank . . . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScottishFish
    Some synos are good in groups, many are perfectly happy alone. 100% not a pictus variety
    That's what I thought when I looked at info on them... so I thought I would ask all you wonderfull people at ac

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    Thought it was a petricola but the pattern was different.

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    I had a 3 petricolas for a while and they are amazing fish. I had to get rid of them though I didn't think they got very big but I saw one the other day almost a foot long. But anyway I hope you enjoy it as much as I enjoyed mine!

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    Good luck with your catfish

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