Ornate Bichir (Polypterus ornatipinnis)

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Remarks: Bichirs are ambush predators and will eat anything that can fit in their mouths. Tankmates should be larger and preferably taller-bodied.

Scientific Name: Polypterus ornatipinnis

Common Name: Ornate Bichir

Max Size: 18"

pH: 6.5-8.5

Hardness: Moderate

Temperature: 70-82°

Aggressiveness: Semi-Aggressive

Region of Origin: West Africa

Captive Bred or Wild: Captive Bred

Diet: Primarily proteins in the form of frozen or live foods. 

Compatibility: Bichirs, Arowana, large catfish, large cichlids

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