Nile Bichir "Tank Raised"
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The Nile Bichir or also know as "Polypterus bichir" is the original Bichir species in the sense that it is that has been discovered by western biologists first. It is a large Bichir that is easy to recognise by its slender bodyshape, flat head and the racingstripes covering it’s body.
- Scientific Name: Polypterus bichir bichir
- Minimum Tank Size: 908 Litres (240 US G.)
- Temperament: Peaceful
- Water Conditions: 72-82°F (22-28°C), pH: 6.0-8.0
- Max. Size: 29″ (72cm)
- Color Form:
- Diet: Carnivorous
- Origin: Africa
- Family: Polypteridae
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