Synodontis with bichirs

Joshuakahan

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Has anyone ever kept these together? I have a Synodontis ocellifer and a decorus in my rift tank and am thinking about moving one of them to the tank with the bichirs.
 
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TwoHedWlf

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Has anyone ever kept these together? I have a Synodontis ocellifer and a decorus in my rift tank and am thinking about moving one of them to the tank with the bichirs.
I have two featherfin synos and an ornate bichir I've had them together for a decade or so. They basically ignore each other other than the bichir occasionally biting the syno's fins.
 

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I have two featherfin synos and an ornate bichir I've had them together for a decade or so. They basically ignore each other other than the bichir occasionally biting the syno's fins.
A decade old ornate? How big is it now?
 
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have kept synodontis ornatippinis, angelicus and decorus with my bichirs. currently have the angelicus group with them with no issue. bichirs are ornates and endli about 18-24 inches and synos about 6-8inches. i have a lot of driftwood for them to hide.
 
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Just an FYI, some synos (eupterus or featherfin in this case) will eat off slime coats. This one did it with all 3 of my sens that I have kept and killed a young Delhezi. Not sure if other species would do the same.
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Just an FYI, some synos (eupterus or featherfin in this case) will eat off slime coats. This one did it with all 3 of my sens that I have kept and killed a young Delhezi. Not sure if other species would do the same.
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Is that 'Nibblet'?
 

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Nibblet and Toothless died towards the end of 2019 unfortunately, found a weird way to get out. This is Muppet, a fish I rehomed from someone last year
 
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