Brichardi Catfish Tropical Fish Information

Synodontis brichardi
Brichardi Catfish
Behaviour Peaceful, territorial
Typical size 14cm
Max size 16cm
Tank Area bottom
Min Tank Size 90cm
Temp Min: 22℃ Max: 26℃
Feeding Pellet, sinking, live, frozen, algae based foods
pH Range 5.5-8.5
Hardness vs,s,m,h
Brichardi Catfish Synodontis brichardi
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Brichardi Catfish (Synodontis brichardi)

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The Brichardi is a common Synodontis and an attractive bottom dwelling, scavenging, catfish. The markings intensify and increase contrast with age. Although territorial, a group or a single specimen can be kept in a community of robust fishes. Very small tankmates should be avoided or they will become preyed upon at night. The Brichardi may eat some algae, which is an important part of its diet, so algae based food suppliments are a good addition. The aquarium should be well filtered and aerated, preferably with some areas of water movement, and a few good hiding spots.

Brichardi Catfish Facts

Family Mochokidae (upside-down catfishes) | Other names Brichard's Synodontis | Origin Africa; Lower Zaire/Congo River | Natural Water Conditions pH 6-8, very soft to hard | Natural Habitat Fast moving water



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