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My First Breeding Project Platinum Senegal bichir (Polypterus senegalus)

Discussion in 'Breeding' started by neoprodigy, Apr 8, 2005.

  1. neoprodigy

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    I recently aquired couple Senegal bichir (Polypterus senegalus). im ready to breed these babies in about 1 year... any tips or suggestions?
     
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    YOU WANT A TIP POST SOME PICS YOU BASTARD I WANA SEE IT COME ON POST PICS PICS PICS PICS IMA ROB YOUR HOUSE JUST SO I CAN TAKE PICS OF YOUR FISH. AINT GONNA TAKE NOTHING BUT PICS
     
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    i gotta 2nd that, id like to see what a platinum bichir looks like
     
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    Cool dont hear about to many people attempting to breed Bichir. Good luck my fellow monster fish keeper.
     
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    LOL.... soon bro soon... just got the last half couple days ago... let them settle abit then i will take some pix
     
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    :mad: :mad: :mad: :
     
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    good luck
     
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    I have found tha when my ornate polypterus would spawn they would often knock off the lid of their tank and end up on the floor.So I would recomend straping down the lid and lowering the water level if your tank is deep enough.Heavy feeding fallowed by a large water change always seemed to get mine in the mood.I would remove the eggs to small bare tank to hatch and feed micro worms.Keep them full and they won't eat eachother so much.....Good luck
     
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    thanks... i will keep in mind
     
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    I have seen a Japanese video of breeding Senagalus. they were in a tank that had substrate and they use plants as a place for the pair to deposit the eggs. The eggs were so tiny so it is best that they not be moved. so be prepared to add a sponge or filter floss to wrap around your power filter intake.
     

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