Polypterus Ornatipinnis wild from africa 6-7 inch
Polypterus Ornatipinnis wild from africa 6-7 inch
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Polypterus Ornatipinnis wild from africa 6-7 inch


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The Ornate Bichir, Polypterus ornatipinnis, is considered the most appealing of the Bichir gathering. It is a Lobe-finned Pike, a freshwater fish beginning from Africa. Likewise with different individuals from the crude Polypteridae family, the Ornate Bichir has the special capacity to make due out of water. With a lung-like combined swimbladder and gills to help breathing, the Ornate Bichir can invest brief times of energy in land, however should before long come back to its water condition for sufficient breath.

The Ornate Bichir does best in a huge “crackpot” aquarium, thickly planted with various concealing spots, and a sandy base. This species is semi-forceful in the way that they will swallow any fish or invertebrate that they can fit into their mouth. Be cautious in picking inactive tank mates for the Bichir, as they are aloof towards other enormous fish. Be that as it may, they are forceful towards their own sort, and just one ought to be joined into an aquarium, except if the aquarium is huge. Inclined to bouncing, a tight, well-fixed aquarium cover is required.

Eggs are stored on clusters of vegetation; be that as it may, rearing in the specialist’s aquarium setting isn’t normal.

Our Polypterus Ornatipinnis is 11 to 14 inch wild caught from congo

1 review for Polypterus Ornatipinnis wild from africa 6-7 inch

  1. JOHN A KIEFFER (verified owner)

    This is a beautiful Bichir. Mine has grown tremendously in the past 6mon. This is one of our most favorite aquarium additions. Very hardy and surprisingly social.

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