Synodontis Granulosus

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Re: Synodontis Granulosus

Post by Kevans85 » Sun May 12, 2019 10:35 pm

Oh yea they were price and so were the Zaire. I cant imagine a school of them would be bad. In my experience with tang catfish five or more and they will be more active. So i figured it would be the same. If it doesnt work out they should not be hard to sell.

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Re: Synodontis Granulosus

Post by Viktor Jarikov » Mon May 13, 2019 1:11 pm

Here are a couple of accounts from our peers on keeping multiple grannies: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=47149
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Re: Synodontis Granulosus

Post by Kevans85 » Mon May 13, 2019 4:38 pm

Wow! That's crazy thank you for the reference. I'm hoping it will go well as there will be 15 gibbs and the five small granuloses in the tank alone. Fingers crossed!

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Re: Synodontis Granulosus

Post by Iamfish » Tue May 14, 2019 12:11 am

Kevans85 wrote:
Sat May 11, 2019 3:27 pm
That is such a pretty fish. I ordered five yesterday they will be here tuesday. I'm super excited have been looking for these guys for over a year. What other fish do you keep yours with. My will eventually go in with my fronts.
I am currently keeping a mystus mysticetus, hemibagrus olyroides, and an ntt datnoid with mine. No issues with him so far, he even shares a cave with the hemibagrus. He is by far the most boisterious fish in the tank and he will sometimes push the other fish around on occasion but it has not caused any issues.
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Re: Synodontis Granulosus

Post by Iamfish » Tue May 14, 2019 12:18 am

Quick video I got of him today
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Re: Synodontis Granulosus

Post by kvnbyl » Tue May 14, 2019 1:10 am

so yeah, unless the tank is the size of your living room, multiple grans is a bad thing. they do fine with S multi as tank mates but the multis i have are a really boisterous bunch, always all over the place and this would appear to keep the granulosus in his place. i see him sometimes, lights out or frozen blood worms or black worms he will come out for

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Re: Synodontis Granulosus

Post by Iamfish » Sat May 25, 2019 10:15 pm

Update: He is doing great, fully recovered from the damage he sustained after being chewed on my my old endlicheri bichir. He is one of the most active cats I have ever seen, he will roam around during the day and at night he swims laps around the tank and begs for more food.
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Re: Synodontis Granulosus

Post by Iamfish » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:46 am

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Re: Synodontis Granulosus

Post by kvnbyl » Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:36 am

he is an absolutely beautiful fish and you are lucky to have him (and vice versa)

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Re: Synodontis Granulosus

Post by Iamfish » Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:04 pm

kvnbyl wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 12:36 am
he is an absolutely beautiful fish and you are lucky to have him (and vice versa)
Thanks :)
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Re: Synodontis Granulosus

Post by Iamfish » Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:45 am

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