Senegal Bicher

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  1. Tank Size: A tank of at least 75-100 gallons or larger is suitable for a single Senegal Bichir (Polypterus senegalus), as they can grow quite large.

  2. Water Parameters: a. Temperature: Maintain water temperature around 75-82°F (24-28°C). b. pH Level: Keep the pH level between 6.5-7.5. c. Water Hardness: They tolerate a range of water hardness levels.

  3. Filtration: Use a good quality filter to maintain water quality and provide good water circulation.

  4. Decor: Create an environment with rocks, caves, and open swimming spaces. Senegal Bichirs appreciate hiding spots and territories.

  5. Diet: They are carnivores. Feed them a varied diet consisting of high-quality pellets, live or frozen foods like fish, shrimp, and other meaty offerings.

  6. Tank Mates: Keep them with other peaceful and non-aggressive fish species that won't nip at their fins or outcompete them for food.

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