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Details about  Polypterus ornatipinnis ornate bichir Rare Live Tropical Fish

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Polypterus ornatipinnis ornate bichir Rare Live Tropical Fish
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Item specifics

Species: Polypterus (Bichir) Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Water Type: Fresh Temperament: Moderate
Water Temperature: Tropical Sub-Type: Cichlids

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We are a small start up business selling rare species of tropical fish. We are now very pleased to be able to offer the Ornate Bichir, an uncommon Bichir species.

We are always looking to provide the best fish for the best price, so if you find our species for sale for less by another online business we will match or even beat the other sellers price to save you money!

We say money can't buy happiness but it can buy fish, and that's practically the same thing! So you can save money and get all the fish that your living space or partner allows!



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Species name: Polypterus ornatipinnis

Synonym: Polypterus weeksii

Common Names: Ornate bichir

Family: Polypteridae

Order: Polypteriformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Max. size: 60 cm / 25 inches

Environment: Freshwater

Origin: Congo River and Lake Tanganyika and Lake Rukwa. Africa

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Other peaceful species that are to large to be considered food i.e. at least half the size if the bichirs.

Water parameters: pH 6-8.0 Temperature 26 - 28°C / 77 - 83° F

Diet: Carnivorous; feeds on live and frozen foods such as bloodworm, garden worms and insect larvae.

Care: Be sure to have a good fitting lid and block off any holes as these have a habit of escaping as they are able travel and breath out off water for short periods. Tank size can be increased as they grow. They grow fast and a 300L tank is recommended for a pair.

Size: Approx. 8cm +



We recommend you float the bag in your tank for around half an hour to get the fish used to the temperature change.

We will combine postage on all items for sale so you only pay the postage cost for one item.


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Our fish are all looked after with care and we guarantee they will get to you alive and healthy. We will not give refunds after they are delivered unless they arrive dead as we cannot control the condition in your tank. We must be informed of this within 4 hours of delivery and evidence must be provided of this within 24 hours of delivery unless delivered by our self.
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