polypterus

  1. H

    FOR SALE: Datnoids, Polypterus, Geos, Red Severums

    I am looking to go in a different direction with my 125 gallon tank. All fish in good shape. FOR SALE NTT Datnoid - $60 - healthy but he's been eating krill and hasn't taken pellets, about 6-7 inches. Indo Datnoid - $60 - eats everything, very healthy, about 5 inches. 2 Seremensis Geos -...
  2. The Keeper

    New baby Polypterus Endlicheri

    Here is an album of my new bichir Its 4": http://imgur.com/a/BYDZK will the stripes get bolder with age and size? and some of the dorsal finlets are kinda messed up will it get better? Next Stop: Congicus anybody know a good website that has a congicus around 3-5"???
  3. The Keeper

    Bichir name or classification?

    What does it mean when it says Dabola, Koliba, Koloton, Black Volta, Volta or Faranah??? and what is the difference between, them do they look different? Example: Polypterus endlicheri "Black Volta" (northern) Polypterus endlicheri "Volta" (southern) Polypterus endlicheri "Faranah Guinea" Also...
  4. The Keeper

    WC or CB

    if you had the option to pick wild caught or captive bred polypterus which would it be and why? what is the difference?
  5. ShanerBock888

    Does Active Juvenile Polypterus = Active Adult??

    In the next couple months I plan on getting my first Poly and obviously would like it to be active. From what I've read, Senegal has the reputation as the most active of the Bichirs, but it really comes down to the individual. I've seen people say that they had a lot of variation in individual...
  6. The Keeper

    Why are delhezi's called armored bichirs?

    Why are they called armored bichirs do they have tougher scales or something?
  7. The Keeper

    Favorite species of Polypterus

    What is your favorite species of bichir?
  8. ZidanSanz

    Endlicheri or Lapen?

    I bought this guy yesterday from one member in my local poly lovers group. He labeled it as '18cm Highfin Endlicheri' and set price at $5. After I bought it and put it in my aquarium I just realized that some of its morphology looks like a lap. Is it pure endli or hybrid lapxendli? What do you...
  9. M

    two juvenile ornate bichirs for rehoming

    I have two, I know they are still small to know for sure but I do believe one is a male and one is a female because of their fin differences. They are both about 6.5" and very happy healthy fish but my daughter is disappointed in the tank because we have a 100 gallon long and she never gets to...
  10. F

    New Stock April 19th 2016

    We have tons of fish came in recently. See below list. Please call in or message me on Facebook for any shipping quote. Please mention that you saw price list on Monsterfishkeepers. For pictures please go to our Facebook page. Or PM for more pics. Tiger Scats 3" $150 5" $250 NTT Datnoid 6"...
  11. mattybecks

    Tank size question

    Hi guys, just wondering if I would be ok with this size tank for a while - or indefinitely ? 98cm x 38cm x 48, about 200l. (50gal) Pics below - I have: two polyptrus senegalus, (just about full grown and a little under 25cm each) One upside down catfish One bumblee catfish Two butterfly...
  12. P

    For Sale  20-21 Inches Ornate Birchir.

    Reducing Bioload. Selling this WC est 20-21 inches Ornate Birchir. Very fat piece. Price: $270 Diet: MP and feeders. Gentle and non aggressive. Keen buyer can contact me at 92286266. Thank you!
  13. Pedram

    Bichirs wanted

    I'm collecting bichirs and I'm lacking these species, If you have small size of any of these for sale, please PM me or send me a text at 2139866662, Thanks in advance: Polypterus Ansorgii Polypterus Weeksii Polypterus Teugelsi Polypterus Meridionalis Polypterus Bichir (Nile) Polypterus Katangae...
  14. H

    endli is sick :(

    hi, i bought an endli about 5 or so months ago. he's gotten much bigger since then, and thicker. up until recently hes been eating well, often getting a nice bulge when he eats. recently, he has been coming up for air differently. its like he cant move his fins properly and he wobbles from side...
  15. Red_Man

    Poly floating????

    Looks like my Senegal ate one of the cherry barbs last night and now he floats. I have a quick video but am waiting for it to transfer.
  16. MorningStar

    Fish for sale. Dats, Clown Loaches, Endli, Delhezi, etc.,

    Hello Everyone, I am selling a few of my fish and giving away. I'm located in SoCal area in the 92551 area. Here's whats up for grabs; * 5 - IT Dats. (2-4" eyeball) $30 for all 5 * 6 - Clown Loaches. (2" eyeball) $20 for all 6 * 1 - Delhezi (3.5" eyeball) $5 * 1 - Endli (6-7" eyeball) FREE *...
  17. Chi-Chi

    Help with lapradei ID

    Hey all! First off: it's been, oh, about two thousand years since I posted here, and I've missed you. Second, I was super excited to walk into the LFS the other day and spot a 7" lap sitting on the bottom of the oddball tank. He was labeled P. palmas, and priced at $75, so I got him for a...
  18. H

    XMAS POLY ID :)

    i bought a few polypterus for chirstmas today, i found this one with a few endli's and decided to buy him for cheap. i wasnt paying attention, i found out when i finally released it into the tank, poor fish didnt have eyes. im looking to id it, my money is on guinean bichir. but it might just be...
  19. SawickiB

    Polypterus Teugelsi

    Mods remove if not allowed! Im in cape coral and i need to rehome 5 teugs all at about 8-12" pm if youre interested.
  20. E

    My new bichir is sick please help!!!!!

    My new del seems to have gotten sick..I'm still pretty new to these guys. Can someone please help me try to save him
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