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The Synodontis Angelicus Catfish is commonly referred to as the Angel Catfish or Angelicus Cat. It is a peaceful member of the naked catfish group.
It may also be known as S. tholloni, S. robianus, S. werneri, and S. angelicus zonatus. As a digger, the Synodontis Angelicus Catfish will appreciate a fine sandy bottom with large roots and crevices for hiding places in a aquarium of 200 litres or more. Sensitive to nitrates, a good water conditioner is helpful.
It prefers a current in the tank. It can be kept as a schooling fish or in a tank with other Synodontis species. The Synodontis Angelicus Catfish may also be maintained with most African Cichlids of similar size, such as Congo Tetras and African Tetras.
Currently, the Synodontis Angelicus Catfish is not being successfully bred in the aquarium.
Synodontis Catfish are omnivores and should be offered sinking catfish pellets, freeze-dried bloodworms and tubifex, and a good quality flake food.