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Re: Synodontis nigriventris & algae
> A few days ago I placed 9 new 1"-2" Synodontis nigriventris in an
> established tank with a good deal of green filamentous algae, and I saw two
> of them nibbling on the algae on the glass. I couldn't see any critters in
> the algae, so I wondered if this species includes algae in its diet?
> Anyone know?
I don't know for sure, but I do know they are primarily carnivorous. I had
algae in a breeding set-up and never saw them pay attention to it, although
the fry would poke at it. Today I know that algae alost invariably provides
a haven for infusoria.