senegal bichir

  1. J

    Bichir: Bloated, Overfed, or Something else? Help!

    Hi, I'm Jess, and I've just barely joined here. I really need some help with my Senegal Bichir that I've had for about two years now. I live in the middle of the US and in a desert so there isn't really anyone or any good pet stores that have large fish/exotic fish that I can ask help from. My...
  2. xDestro

    More buchirs?

    Could I add a delhezi bichir in my 75 with my roughly 6 inch senegal? If so how big would I have to get a dehlezi for him to be safe? Current stock: • 1 6 inch senegal bichir • 1 4-5 inch zig zag eel • 2 synodontis • 1 banjo • african butterflyfish • 4 red ruby barbs ( prob getting rid of) •...
  3. Guenivere

    Large Cichlid with Small Bichir?

    I just got two beautiful approx. 8" vieja regani who are settling into my 135 nicely. They have not touched the juvie congo tetras or juvie rotkeil severum who are with them. Eventually I will end up with one rotkeil (whichever has best colour and personality) and possibly take out the tetras -...
  4. R

    Bichirs eating bichirs

    Ive heard different word on if weather a larger bichir can coexist with smaller ones.. Some people say theyll be fine, others say theyll get eaten.. is my 6" senegal going to eat my bichirs? I have 2 other senegals and 2 delhezis all around 2-3". The 6" is currently in a 55 and the others in a...
  5. senegalrb

    HELP! senegal bichir emergency!!

    My 8 inch senegal bichir changed color from dark grey to pale white and stopped eating 2 days ago he is still very active. I dont know what to do. Is it due to stress? I did change him to a bigger tank also been replanting plants he keeps uprooting everyday. I hope anyone here could help...
  6. senegalrb

    Need help with my new delhezi

    Hello i just bought a new bichir. I previously bought a senegal bichir that was 2 inches last febuary 2016 and now its about 8 inches, so i thought i would buy another one and i saw a really cheap delhezi and had to get him. So anyway my question is, my delhezi is about 2 inches, how long will i...
  7. Downwiththecichness765

    Endlicheri cannibalizing Senegalus NEED help fast

    My endlicheri is currently trying to swallow my smaller Senegalus as I type. My main concern is that the endlicheri will die trying to swallow this meal, and as the Senegalus is already dead. Part of me wants to let nature take its course but I do not want my endlicheri to suffocate trying to...
  8. A

    Senegal Bichir Size and Tankmates

    I have been looking at getting a senegal bichir for some time. I have an idea for starting tank size, food, filtration, just about everything I think. I have a question and a sort of show and tell for you guys as well. How big are your senegals? How about girth? Referenced with something like a...
  9. S

    Senegal Bichir Slow Growth?

    I've had my senegal bichir for ten months now. He was only in the LFS for a few days before I purchased him at about 2-2.5 in long, now he is only about 4.5 inches long, that's about a quarter inch a month. I researched growth rate, and almost everybody said it should be more like 1 inch per...
  10. Kangadrew

    Polypterus Senegalus Tankmates

    Hey guys, I have a 55 gallon cycled and ready for some fish to move into it. It's god some driftwood, large rocks, live plants, and gravel/fluorite subsrate - pretty much a basic setup, just got nice-looking plants and threw everything together. I'm moving my senegal bichir into it, as she's...
  11. Sizzy905

    Need help stocking please!

    So I just bought a brand new 75 gallon tank. I'm using an Aqueon Quiet Flow 55/75 filter. I'm planning on having one Senegal Bichir, one Green Terror, and a group of medium sized schooling fish say 4-5 inches, that will go well with the aggression of a Green Terror. So my question is, will the...
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