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Upside-Down Catfish Synodontis nigriventris

Category: Catfish - Mochokidae

Size: 4-5

Price: £7.95 each

Discount: No discounts available

Stock: 25 in stock



Further details:

Further information can be found below:

Fish type: tropical
Male or Female Cannot be sexed
Water conditions: These fish are currently kept in water Ph 7.8 and Hard
Breeding: TBC
Volume Discount: No discounts available
Size: 4-5

Synodontis nigriventris (Upside-Down Catfish)

As the name suggests this catfish has the peculiar habit of swimming upside down. Whilst most fish are darker on their body and lighter on the belly, this fish has a lighter back and darker belly to provide camouflage when swimming upside down near the surface.


Fish information (behaviour and breeding):

Peaceful fish that should be kept in a tank that has lots of hiding places with some shady areas. They will accept most foods.

There are some sketchy reports of breedind success, but there are no specific details available. Females are more rounded than males


Fish Details:

Further fish details are shown below:

Distribution Africa
Temperature 23-27C
Size Around 10cm
Water Parameters Should adapt to most water conditions
Water PH 6.5-7.0