Albino Senegal Bichir
(Polypterus senegalus albino)
The Senegal, or Common Bichir (also known as Dinosaur Eel) is the most widespread species of Polypterus in Africa, inhabiting shallow waters across a huge geographic area.
This species is also the most common in the aquarium hobby and has been commercially bred in Asia for years.
Albino Senegal Bichir (Polypterus senegalus)
Origin: Aquacultured Asia
Diet: Predator, will accept frozen and sinking foods
Adult Size: 12″
Recommended Tank Size: 90 gallon
Compatibility: Predatory, but generally not aggressive towards tankmates too big to be considered a meal. Should not be kept with overly aggressive fish which may nip at their fins.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 7.0 – 7.6