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Synodontis euptera

Synodontis euptera
Feather Fin Synodontis
The featherfin squeaker (Synodontis eupterus) or Featherfin Synodontis is a species of Synodontis catfish. The fish's habitat is located in Chad, Niger. Also known simply as featherfin catfish. Featherfin squeakers are called such due to their ability to make noises to communicate with one another and also for their high feather-like fin which is valued by many hobbyists. These fish are usually kept singly in aquaria due to their territorial and aggressive nature when they reach maturity.
Featherfin squeakers are very hardy and easy to care for, but still not recommended for beginners due to the problems they might cause, as they are territorial. If housing these with other bottom dwellers, each should have a cave for itself and must be located as far away from each other as possible. As with any fish, the tank water should always be clean. The absolute minimum tank size should be 30 gallons (110 L), densely planted with plants along with some large enough caves for the synodontis to hide in. Sometimes, like its cousin the Upside Down Catfish (Synodontis nigriventris), it may turn upside down in order to get food. This will usually only happen when it is resting.