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Synodontis schoutedeni
Jaguar catfish
David, 1936

Synodontis schoutedeni - Jaguar catfish - The jaguar catfish
The jaguar catfish
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(Other members of the genus Synodontis)

ADULT SIZE: 14 cm

WATER CONDITIONS: Not critical

TEMPERATURE RANGE: 23-27 C

FOOD: Feed Synodontis schoutedeni live and dried foods

DISTRIBUTION: This species comes from Congo (DRC), Gabon, Central African Republic

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AQUARIUM CARE: This is one of the more attractively patterned Synodontis species, getting is common name from its pattern and coloration. A good aquarium species, as it burrows less than other catfish, and comes out during the day, especially at feeding times.

BREEDING: unknown

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The biggest killer of tropical fish is overfeeding. Uneaten food decays and pollutes the water, even with adequate filtration. Adult fish should remain unfed one day each week, and almost all commonly available species will be completely fine if unfed during a two week vacation


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