Noted for its large eyes.
Colour: Brown mottling to body and brown edgings
stripes to the caudal fin lobes. Very pretty species when juvenile
but takes on more of a drab appearance when into adulthood. Aquarium
Care: As for the vast majority of Synodontis species
in that it is peaceful and can be housed with other non-aggresive
species in a medium to large tank. Keep the water changes up to
keep your species in good condition. Diet: As with
Synodontis in that a varied diet of good aquarium foods
Congo basin except Luapula system and Lower Congo. Type
locality: Stanley Falls, upper Congo.
pleurops Housed in a Rift Valley set up with
Tropheus moorii "Nkonde"