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Bottomfeeder 10-01-2009 04:37 PM

Senegal Bichir tankmates
Hey guys, quick Q, what can I keep in a 30g with a Senegal Bichir? I can upgrade filtration and hiding spots if necisarry. Id like to have something like a Pleco, a Firemouth, s Spotted Rafael, etc

xrayjeeper83 10-03-2009 08:53 PM

I can tell you that cichlids will eat its fins off, killing it.

AquariaNow 10-27-2009 10:00 AM

I don't know about Cichlids, especially if they are aggressive, like xrayjeeper said. Anything not too aggressive and not small enough to fit in its mouth should be ok. Eventually you will need a larger aquarium for him/her.


tophat665 11-13-2009 11:19 PM

Nothing in a 30. I have a 110 with 2 Senegal Bichirs, 2 Spotted Bushfish, and a bristlenosed pleco tha t seems to do all right. There's just not enough space for a half grown bicher in a 30.

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