Polli Bichir (Polypterus polli)

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The Polli Bichir (Polypterus polli) is a freshwater fish with a prehistoric appearance. It has an elongated body and armor-like scales covering its body. It is a predatory fish that enjoys hiding in plants and caves, and can jump out of the water to catch prey. tight fitting lids are recommended. 

  • SOLD SIZE: 6.5"-7.5"
  • Origin: West Africa, Cameroon, Nigeria
  • Max size in inches: 14 inches
  • Recommended tank size in gallons: 50 gallons or larger
  • Water temperature: 75-82°F
  • Temperament: Semi-aggressive
  • Diet: Carnivorous, feed live or frozen foods such as shrimp, worms, and fish
  • Lifespan: Up to 20 years