Gold Dust Bichir

Gold Dust Bichir

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  • $42.99

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The Gold Dust Bichir, or Buettikofer's Bichir (Polypterus palmas buettikoferi) is a long slender fish that is light yellow-brown in color with slightly darker brown markings. It has large, paddle-like pectoral fins and a rounded tail. 


Scientific Name: Polypterus buettikoferi
Minimum Tank Size: 75 Gallons
Care Level: Moderate
Temperament: Semi-Aggresive
Water Conditions: 26 -28 °C (78.8-82.4°F), pH 7.0 - 7.2
Max. Size: 27.9-35.6cm (11-14 ")
Color Form:
Diet: Carnivore
Origin: Africa
Family: Polypteridae


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