senegal bichir

  1. Y

    Good sources for live food

    I’ve been feeding crickets, earth worms, minnows, tilapia, shrimp cutlets, blood worms, brine shrimp and probably something I’m forgetting like 3 times a week other than that they eat hikari sinking carnivore pellets(they absolutely love these things). I was wondering about any other foods y’all...
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    Fish attacking bichir b- hole

    Ok laugh, but seriously. My barbs have been relentlessly biting my bichirs on the cloaca. Even after being fed to satiation, they keep doing it! Im worried this is going to lead to injury and infection. I noticed it for the first time last night. Has anyone ever dealt with this? Do I need to get...
  3. 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...
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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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    Help with sexing my juvie bichir

    hey everyone,hope y r all safe. I bought my bichir last tuesday. It is in a 60 gallon tank all by itself which i believe is ok for it to grow. No substrate hence its pale white color. im guessing its a male.what do you think?
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    Is my Sen bichir acting weird?

    Hey guys, got my little albino bichir around a month ago. He's super active, gets his food all fine, even tho then juvenile oscar hogs the food at times But he keeps chilling near the top of the surface and swims fast across the water and goes to rest on the submerged tubelight most of the...
  7. K

    Need advice in tank requirement

    Can i keep bichir in this tank size in a long term.. Tank dimension 3.5ft (long) x 2ft(width) x 1ft(height) ?? My bichir : 2 delhezi & 1 endlicheri. They still in 6-7 inch size
  8. J

    Senegal bichir with new world cichlids

    Hello all this is my first time on here, and also my first big fish setup. I have a bunch of community tanks but this will be my first tank with large fish. I purchased a 4 inch Senegal bichir thinking it was something else and I currently have it in a 37 gallon tank with some Odessa and tiger...
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    Trying to escape the tank

    My sens are trying to escape the tank. Is that normal? Or there is something wrong with the water?
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    Senegal Bichir acting strange.

    Hey guys. I have read a few forums here and they have helped! But currently I am having an issue. My bichir has been in the tank for 3 days. He is a small juvy head smaller than a penny about 2 to 3 inch long. Our smallest african cichlids went missing... no surprise he was a runt. And all the...
  11. CrazyKoiCracker

    Bichir - How Low is Too Low?

    Good afternoon! (Or morning, or night) First post here. Quick back ground, most of my experience is with koi and goldfish. Between the ponds I own and the neighborhood ponds that I help maintain and advise, I’ve been taking care of about ten koi ranging from 23” to 34”, and more goldfish...
  12. Sarahmander

    Floating Porkchop

    I just need you guys to see how fat this dude has gotten in less than a month...
  13. Sarahmander

    Started a YouTube channel!

    Let me know what you think!! :)
  14. Sarahmander

    I drew a thing...

    Yeah, it's dumb, but a nerd gotta nerd.
  15. Sarahmander

    Crooked Senegal Bichir

    My LFS had "$5 for the crooked one" written on their Bichir tank, and when I looked I saw this little guy in there just living his life. He was actually the most active one... so basically my heart melted and I brought him home. He gets along fine with my other bichirs, has a healthy appetite...
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    Senegal bichir tank mates?

    I know this has been asked already, but I wanted some fresh opinions. Could a senegal bichir do well with maybe an elephant nose, african brown knife, or african cichlids? Please answer!
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    Senegal bichir personality?

    Hey y'all. I might get a senegal bichir so I wanted to know what they are like. Do they handfeed? Do they like to be pet? Will they follow you in the tank? Please tell me!
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    Can a black ghost knife and a senegal bichir live together comfortably?

    Hey y'all. Soon I'm going to get a black ghost knife and I wanted to know if a senegal bichir and a bgk could get along. I love them and would love to keep both, but I'm only allowed one tank. So, please tell me how they do together.
  19. spidrman68

    Senegal Bichir and Ghost Knife

    I have a two year old Ghost Knife and have the opportunity to get a 2 year old Senegal Bichir. Would they be compatible tank mates in a 55gallon? any help would be great, i really like both but don't want either harmed. Thanks in advance.
  20. mattybecks

    What are these polys doing?

    Hi guys, I have taken a video however this site dosnt seem to allow me to post it. So you only have a few pics. There are 2x polyeptrus Seneglaus in this 5ft 100gal, along with syndontis, Oscar and some SDs. So the Polys rub up right next to each other, top to tail, and start rubbing their...