Congicus Bichir (Polypterus congicus)

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The Congicus Bichir (Polypterus congicus) is a fascinating fish known for its unique appearance and behavior. It has a long, eel-like body covered in armored scales. Its coloration can vary from light brown to dark grey. This species prefers a well-decorated aquarium with plenty of hiding spots, such as caves, rocks, and driftwood. Tight fitted lids are recommended.

  • SOLD SIZE: 10”-11”
  • Origin: Central Africa, Congo Basin
  • Max size in inches: 24+ inches
  • Recommended tank size in gallons: 100 gallons or larger
  • Water temperature: 75-82°F
  • Temperament: Generally peaceful, but can be territorial towards similar species and can eat smaller fish.
  • Diet: Carnivorous, feed a variety of live and frozen foods like worms, small fish, and shrimp
  • Lifespan: Up to 15 years