Teugelsi Bichir (Polypterus teugelsi)

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Remarks: Teugelsi Bichirs (Polypterus teugelsi) are slender, dark-green or burgundy Bichirs from Cameroon. They have a mosaic pattern across their back and a yellow belly. Their green coloration can be drawn out by using red substrate. 

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 teugelsi

Common Name: Teugelsi Bichir

Max Size: 14"

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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