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    How many inches of bichirs do you have in your tank.

    Discussion in 'Polypterus' started by Burbotman, Apr 20, 2017.

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      Having watched the Polypterus forum evolve over the years, one thing that I have noticed is that it seems the majority of members do not stock their tanks as heavily as in the past.

      Now this thread is not meant to discuss the ethics or rational of a members stocking choice but rather to see quantitivly what stocking levels people are keeping.

      My thread so my measurement, total inches of bichirs and size of tank.
      So if you have a 16" endi and 3 12" Tuegs in a 120. You would be 52"/120gallon.

      Let's see what is out there.
       
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      I will start this off. 182"/180gallons..............................
       
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      23" in bichirs, 22" in ropefish/100 gallons
       
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      21" Guniean Lap
      21" PBB
      20" Faranah Dabola Type
      19"Ansorgii
      18" Congicus
      17.5" Weeksii
      15" Koloton
      13.5 Farnah Lap

      145" to 190 gallon
       
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      25-26" of bichirs and 33-36" of ropes in a 65 gallon.

      (Not their tank for life.)
       
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      Im about to lose on this, lol

      16" faranah endli x2
      16" dabola endli x2
      14" faranah lap x2
      14" black volta endli x2
      14" nigerian lap x2
      14" congicus x2
      14" ansorgii x2
      13" cb endli
      11" cb endli
      11" nigerian lap

      239" for 180g
       
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      5" sen

      5" for 70 gallons :(
       
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      I can top that. :D
      This was my old collection back in 2013:
      -1x 18" cb polypterus endlicheri
      -1x 16" wc polypterus sp. Koloton
      -1x 14" wc polypterus bichir lapradei Nigeria
      -1x 18" wc polypterus bichir lapradei Faranah
      -1x 18"-19" wc polypterus endlicheri Tikinso
      -1x 18" wc polypterus ansorgii
      -1x 24" wc polypterus ansorgii
      -1x 13" wc polypterus endlicheri Nigeria
      -1x 13" wc polypterus sp. aff. endli Guinea
      -1x 21" wc polypterus sp. Dabola
      -1x 16"-17" wc polypterus bichir bichir
      -2x 19"-20" wc polypterus bichir bichir
      -1x 20"-21" wc polypterus bichir bichir
      -3x 14"-15" wc polypterus congicus
      -2x 16"-17" wc polypterus congicus

      About 344" in a 270g. :p
      Here is a photo of them in a 150g temporarily. :eek:
      12970306_1312726608743706_1569323514_o.jpg

      Right now I have 0" in a 150g. :rolleyes:
      17842284_1685098054839891_623697695_n.jpg
       
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      Hendre this thread is for sufferers of MPS(Multiple Polypterus Syndrome) only you cant speak till you get atleast 1 more =P lol
       
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      I have serious MTS at least. I'm adding a wc sen soon thiugh; )
       
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