Nile PBB Bichir (Polypterus bichir bichir)

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The Nile PBB Bichir (Polypterus bichir bichir) is a popular fish among aquarists. This freshwater fish is native to Africa and has a distinctive appearance, with a long cylindrical body and an elongated snout. It has a light brown coloration Nile PBB Bichirs are known for their hardy nature and can survive in a wide range of water conditions. They prefer a well-decorated tank with plenty of hiding places, rocks, and driftwood. The Nile PBB Bichir may jump so they should be kept with a tight fitted lid.

  • SOLD SIZE: 4.5”-5.5”
  • Origin: Africa, specifically Egypt, Chad, and Ghana
  • Max size: Up to 22 inches
  • Recommended tank size: 125 gallons or larger
  • Water temperature: 72-82°F
  • Temperament: Generally peaceful, not aggressive towards anything too big to eat.
  • Diet: Carnivorous, feed a variety of meaty foods such as bloodworms, shrimp, and small fish
  • Life span: Up to 20 years