Common Name: Decorated Squeaker, Clown Synodontis
Scientific Name: Synodontis decorus.
Max Size: 25cm
pH Range: 6.5 - 7.5
Water Hardness: (dGH): 4 - 20°N (71.43 - 357.14ppm)
Temperature: 23 - 28 °C
Temperament with same species: Peaceful.
Temperament with other species: Peaceful.
Tank Level: Bottom Level.
Lifespan: Up to 8 years.
Feeding: Feed in the evening when they are at their most active.Use quality flake or sinking tablet food for the staple diet. Live or frozen foods should also be offered in the form of fresh worms, blood worms or brine shrimp, becarefull not to overfeed as they have a voracious appetite and can easily fool you into thinking that they are constantly hungry.
Sexing: ( Difficult ) They can only be sexed by venting.
Breeding: ( Difficult ) there are no reported cases of the Decorated Squeaker breeding in the aquarium.
Scientific Name Synodontis decorus Origin Africa Max Size 25 cm Community Safe Yes pH Range
6.5 - 7.5
Diet Type Omnivore Min Tank Size Medium - Large Temperature Range 23 - 28 C Care Level Moderate