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  1. New to this Hobby, some help please...

    Introduce Yourself
    So, here's a recap. I currently have a 20 Gallon tank with a juvenile albino senegal Bichir and a Small African Butterfly fish, and some plants along with alot of places for the bichir to hide. They used to be in a 3 gallon tank (Which after doing research, I realized was a terrible idea and...
  2. Urgent help needed.

    Cichlids
    I have an American Cichlid tank that also houses a bichir and 2 bn plecs. The Oscar and 2 severums are showing ick. I was going to use Mardel Coppersafe until I read that it will harm scale less fish. It sounds cruel but my main concern here is my bichir. I've ordered some API Aquarium Salt as I...
  3. Polypterus delhezi - The Armoured Bichir

    Ancient Fish
    Here is a video of my Polypterus delhezi eating worms. He's only a juvenile about 5 inches long, but he's really cool and has a big appetite. Right now, he's in a 29 gallon tank by himself because he ate all his guppy friends ! Does anyone have any ideas for tank mates that won't hurt him. I...
  4. Information on Dragon Bichir

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, I just purchased a Dragon Bichir from a local pet store. I was looking for some information and tips from other Bichir owners. This is my first fish experience, so I really have no idea what I'm doing. Any help would be welcome. Thank you
  5. Are my fish compatible?!? I believe so, but need expert help

    Ancient Fish
    Hey guys, So I am in love with the palmas bichir and the elephant nose fish, however I do not want just those fish. These are the fish I am also planning on getting. Are they all compatible? P.S. I have a 55g with two biowheel filters and two powerheads. - Palmas Bichir (1) - Elephant Nose...
  6. Much needed Dinosaur Bichir help please and a few fire eel questions

    Ancient Fish
    My fiance recently got a Dinosaur Bichir to go in our tank, he's only about 5 inches or so right now, but I know he's going to grow. Can anyone give me some tips on what they've found that works best to accomodate a Dino Bichir? Also, what's the minimum tank requirement for them? On a side...
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