Upside Down Or Featherfin Catfish??

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So I bought this guy the other day at my lfs he was the only one there and didn't even have a price on him but I just liked his character so I picked him up and brought him home for 10$ but now I'm trying to figure out what the heck he is
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It looks exactly like the synodontis Lace that I get at my local Walmart.
 

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There great and easy fish but they do get big, I say big when mine get about 4" they get traded for smaller ones and I start over.
 
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yukondog said:
It looks exactly like the synodontis Lace that I get at my local Walmart.
They seem so hard to distinguish especially with the patterns from dots to stripes what only seem to be On the upside downs and the laces being full of dots unless as they grown their pattern changes? Lol or it might just be a wait and see how big he gets as hes only about 3" now
 
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DoubleDutch said:
Probably a silly question, but why buy an unknown fish?
Lol I just liked him and I was prepared for whatever he was
 
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yukondog said:
There great and easy fish but they do get big, I say big when mine get about 4" they get traded for smaller ones and I start over.
So are you suggesting it is a lace as Well?
 

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Lace, an upside down has a smaller dorsal, plus they stay smaller than lace and featherfins.
 
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yukondog said:
All the lace here are high fin.
He does have a high fin and I'm sorry I can't get a better picture he barely comes out unless he's hungry lol and does noticeably like the dark
 

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All of mine once acclimated will come out to forage when feed, and then retreat to cover after feeding. In the pic. he looks small you must have him in a big tank?
 
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yukondog said:
All of mine once acclimated will come out to forage when feed, and then retreat to cover after feeding. In the pic. he looks small you must have him in a big tank?
He's in a 55 at the moment but if I can get a good picture I will post it here
 
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yukondog said:
All of mine once acclimated will come out to forage when feed, and then retreat to cover after feeding. In the pic. he looks small you must have him in a big tank?
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