Synodontis decorus?

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Synodontis decorus?

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Hi all,

I saw these at my LFS, being sold as Synodontis decorus. Are these hybrids?

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Hard to say when they are that small, probably commercially bred S. decorus.

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IIRC there is well known and versed, longtime syno breeder in Alberta, Canada who supplies local stores. RD from the MFK (and here) knows him. Do you? Maybe these are from him. They are too small to ID for me too.
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Viktor Jarikov wrote: Mon Jan 23, 2023 2:57 amIIRC there is well known and versed, longtime syno breeder in Alberta, Canada who supplies local stores. RD from the MFK (and here) knows him. Do you? Maybe these are from him. They are too small to ID for me too.
Thanks Viktor. I don't know the source. The lfs does order from Petra Aqua in the Czech Republic, so that opens a door of concern of hybrids, but, to be clear, I don't know if these fish came from Petra Aqua. This LFS orders from a wide variety of suppliers.

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Re: Synodontis decorus?

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Bear in mind too that not all Synos that are commercially bred are hybrids.

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