Nile Bichir (Polypterus bichir)

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Nile Bichir

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Nile Bichir

Polypterus bichir

908 Litres (240 US G.)

61-71.1cm (24-28 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.2

23 -27 °C (73.4-80.6°F)

6-16 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-12 years

Family

Polypteridae





Additional names

Nile Bichir

Additional scientific names

Polypterus bichir bichir


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

A large and predatory fish which will eat smaller fish.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Live and dead fish, nightcrawlers and bloodworms.

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