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Cuckoo Catfish/Synodontis Petricola 4cm PINK

$4999 CAD

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Cuckoo Catfish/Synodontis Petricola 4cm PINK

Description

The Pink Cuckoo Catfish also known as Synodontis Petricola or Pygmy Synodontis, is a fascinating freshwater catfish species native to the Congo basin in Africa
  1. Appearance:

    • Synodontis catfish have a shark-like silhouette with flat bellies, making them excellent bottom-dwellers.
    • Their bodies are primarily gray or brown, adorned with large dark spots that provide effective camouflage against murky lake and river bottoms.
    • Some individuals may have bright white accents around their fins.
    • Notably, they lack traditional scales but possess spiny pectoral fins and a sharp dorsal fin for protection.
    • Their most distinguished feature is their whiskers, three pairs of fleshy barbs that assists them in their hunt for food. 

  2. Size: In captivity they can reach up to 4" / 10cm 

  3. Lifespan: These catfish can live between 8-10 years in a well-maintained environment. 

  4. Behavior and Adaptability:

    • Synodontis catfish are relatively hardy and adaptable.
    • They are popular choices for biotope aquariums that mimic African water conditions.

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Cuckoo Catfish/Synodontis Petricola 4cm PINK

$4999 CAD
The Pink Cuckoo Catfish also known as Synodontis Petricola or Pygmy Synodontis, is a fascinating freshwater catfish species native to the Congo basin in Africa
  1. Appearance:

    • Synodontis catfish have a shark-like silhouette with flat bellies, making them excellent bottom-dwellers.
    • Their bodies are primarily gray or brown, adorned with large dark spots that provide effective camouflage against murky lake and river bottoms.
    • Some individuals may have bright white accents around their fins.
    • Notably, they lack traditional scales but possess spiny pectoral fins and a sharp dorsal fin for protection.
    • Their most distinguished feature is their whiskers, three pairs of fleshy barbs that assists them in their hunt for food. 

  2. Size: In captivity they can reach up to 4" / 10cm 

  3. Lifespan: These catfish can live between 8-10 years in a well-maintained environment. 

  4. Behavior and Adaptability:

    • Synodontis catfish are relatively hardy and adaptable.
    • They are popular choices for biotope aquariums that mimic African water conditions.
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