Cuckoo Catfish

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Synodontis multipunctatus

Muck like the Cuckoo Bird, this catfish is a brood parasite. It hides it's eggs in cichlid's clutch to have them raised and spit out later by the cichlid. These catfish have a unique spotted pattern and can grow quite large. They often group together in tanks.

Adult Size: 9 - 10''

Compatibility: Non-aggressive. Does well with most fish.

Suggested Diet: Algae Discs

Native Habitat: Lake Tanganyika

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*Photos reflect dominant & mature males. The fish you receive will not always match exactly what is reflected in the photo. Many factors impact the color of a cichild from water, stocking rates, substrate, and presence/absence of females.