Upside-down catfish - Synodontis Nigriventris Synodontis Nigriventris
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Upside-down catfish - Synodontis Nigriventris

Species Name: Synodontis Nigriventris

Synonyms:

Common Name: Upside-down catfish

Family: Mochokidae

Order: Siluriformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum Size: 4 inches (~20 cm)

Environment: Freshwater

Origin: Zaire

Temperament: Peaceful.

Company: Other peaceful community fish, larger less aggressive African Cichlids.

Water Parameters:  pH of 6.0-8.0,  Soft to moderate hardness (~dH 5-15), Temperature of  73-80 (~22-26 C)

Aquarium Setup: Moderately planted with real or fake plants. Hiding spots such as caves or driftwood for Synodontis Nigriventris to seek refuge from the light in.

Feeding: Will readily accept most foods.

Breeding: Breeding of Synodontis Nigriventris is not common in the home aquarium, and usually occurs by accident. Eggs are reported to have been laid inside PVC pipe, in flower pots, and in depressions made in the gravel.

Synodontis Nigriventris  -  Upside-down catfish picture
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