bichir

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    Lapradei Bichir colors washed out

    Hey guys I have had two baby laps for about 3 months both were about the same size one now is about 5 inches and the other is like 3 1/2 inches but the one that’s 5 inches completely lost all colors he looks looks like a Senegal now but the other smaller one didn’t lose his colors so I’m so...
  2. Rayfishowner

    How to move large bichir

    Hey all, I currently have a 14 inch Nigerian lapradei bichir. I will be moving it to a separate tank in the near future and just wanted some insight on how most of y’all move it. Because my tank has plants, rocks, and driftwood, I don’t want to ruin the scape or hurt the fish. What is the best...
  3. Rayfishowner

    Monster planted tank with co2

    Hey guys, I’ve been keeping my 100 gallon planted tank now for over a year now and it houses: - 6x koi angelfish - indo tiger datnoid (5 in) - Nigerian lapradei bichir (14 in) - mystery snails (cleanup) I’ve always been a monster fish and planted aquarium finatic and really want to create a...
  4. Josh's Fish

    Bichir Drawing Contest

    In celebration of the upcoming =AZXsGDTKXURrJuCFGlEb5E_trVbh61FDtT69uOVcXAzk9DP9zCe5dQWYMEy27WYc873gsLjhxNCyTBujofk-SGs0JTZofInTlNUE6sL_Hn_i2KeyMJtVq6JSDk3GB1Lm2fGL0xQr2RZC0vnSO2cCivGjHxygpbNtO5xTFZA1i4S6_DLQlvEcw_7_lO-PD9bEH8gH6w0xRy-XZzR5V744VX7s&__tn__=*NK-y-R']#EndangeredSpeciesDay2021 we're...
  5. T

    For Sale  Ornate Bichir for sale. 16" long.

    Hello, I have an ornate bichir that I'm selling. I had him since he was 4" long, now he is at least 14"-16" long. I'm in the Tampa Bay area. Going for $150. Thanks.
  6. P

    For Sale  Endlis

    I have 2 endli I need to rehome one is short body. They are trying to eat my other fish :shakehead Regular endli 11 inch - 100 SB endli ~8inch 150 Take both for 200 Will trade for Clown loaches
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    Want to Buy  Teugelsi bichir in Arizona?????

    HEY guys I really have been looking for a a teugelsi Bichir in Arizona I know ocean floor used to have them but they ran out! If anyone has a teugelsi of any size I will buy it please let me know or text me!!! 4807381815
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    Decoration in Bichir tank??

    So I currently have this kind of cave thing that the fish can go through it but I was wondering is there something better I can put in the tank??? Something not too big so they can have enough space to swim??
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    Mixing sand????

    I recently bought 55 pounds of the 36cg garnet barnot sand for my bichirs because I really want to bring out their colors and it won’t get get here till may! Which Is kind of annoying actually but I was wondering is there any cheaper sand that I can mix with it and it would still have the same...
  10. A

    lapradei Bichir

    How fast do lapredei Bichir grow??? I have them ina. 40 gallon grow out tank
  11. MooseTheWizard

    Lids for fiberglass tanks

    I am looking to upgrade my bichirs from their current 120g and 150g homes into an 8'x12' footprint. I was looking at some quotes from places like customaquariums, but it didn't make sense to me to pay $10,000+ USD for an aquarium, when I've just replaced the windows in my entire home for...
  12. A

    RED SAND???

    Can someone PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE tell me where to buy red sand for Bichir dinosaur fish I have been looking EVERYWHERE I live in Arizona btw!
  13. J

    Check out my baby Teugelsi Bichir

    So my LFS has had this little guy for over a month. I kept telling myself I already have one and I don’t need another one. They ordered it thinking it was going to be a 5-6” (As that what their chart indicates as small on their list) what arrived was less than the size of a quarter. I thought...
  14. Benthebassmaster

    How much fish In a 125 gallon tank

    Can a gt, jd, Oscar and a Bichir be in a 125 gallon tank. Also if their is anymore fish to keep with it what would it be
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    Want to Buy  ISO Polypterus Retropinnis and P. Mokelemembe

    Ship or local pickup Modesto Ca
  16. R

    For Sale  11"+ Ornate Polypterus likely female

    Really thick and healthy, she's about 2 years old so getting to breeding age. She's in my show tank and keeps to hiding with the lights but would do well in a bichir only or low light tank. Would be awesome to see her go to a breeding program. Will get pics if given genuine interest it will...
  17. Y

    Swollen anal fin? (Senegal bichir)

    Hello! My senegal bichir has had that lump for a few months now. I don't have the funds to afford bring it to the fish vet as it could cost up to $100 inclusive of the consultation fee here in Singapore. Please tell me if there's anything I can do to help my bichir, I really don't want my bichir...
  18. Polypterus_36

    Polypterus congicus Growth Rate (The Giant Bichir)/Any Other Polypterus congicus Growth Stories?

    A good example on the growth rate of Polypterus congicus: Polypterus congicus is recognized as the largest known Polypterus species. The largest wild-caught specimens have been found at 42 inches in length. Their massive size also reflects on their growth rate. These fish are extremely fast...
  19. IgnatzMcJockel

    The Poly Poll

    A recent thread (What is your favorite polyterus?) brought me to the idea for this poll. I know the theme is the same, but i am interested in real Numbers. I know it's a difficult and i'm also not shure about my answer right now...so i'll give this enough time 😬. How it Works: everyone has...
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    Red thread mark on albino senegal?

    Hi folks, I've been planning for a couple years for a pair of senegal bichirs; did the research (most of it from here! grateful for all the amazing folks sharing their knowledge), seeded a cannister with media from my other tank, got the tank set up and cycled weeks ahead of their arrival. I'm...
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