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Synodontis eupterus
Feather fin catfish
Boulenger, 1901

Synodontis eupterus - Feather fin catfish - The adult coloration is far more spotted than the stripey juvenilles
The adult coloration is far more spotted than the stripey juvenilles
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(Other members of the genus Synodontis)

ADULT SIZE: 15 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 22-27 C

FOOD: Feed Synodontis eupterus live and dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Niger, Sudan, Burkina faso, Kenya, Chad, Uganda


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AQUARIUM CARE: Great community catfish. This species does well in most tanks, with most tankmates. It is usually more visible than other catfish, often spending time sitting out in the open, waiting for a feeding.

BREEDING: unknown

Have you bred Synodontis eupterus? Why not fill in a breeding questionaire?, or examine existing Synodontis eupterus breeding reports








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