• Name:

    Armored Bichir

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  • Family: Polypteridae
  • Species: Bichir
  • Scientific Name: Polypterus delhezi
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Also Know As:

| Barred Bichir

| Bandback Bichir

| Banded Bichir

General info about Armored Bichir

Armored Bichir grows to lengths of 35 in (90 cm), they are typically aggressive to their own species and do the best solo. They are bottom-dwelling predatory fish commonly found in swampy areas. The aquarium should have lots of hiding places for them to feel safe.

Armored Bichir Diet & Nutrition

Armored Bichir should be feed highly nutritious foods such as fish meat, shrimp, and even pellets.
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Armored Bichir Bichir Polypteridae Polypterus delhezi Armored Bichir grows to lengths of 35 in (90 cm), they are typically aggressive to their own species and do the best solo. They are bottom-dwelling predatory fish commonly found in swampy areas. The aquarium should have lots of hiding places for them to feel safe. PalaciosAn

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