. Polypterus Senegalus
Community with caution.
The Polypterus are realtively peaceful fish, but as well as needing a big tank they also have big appetites so we would not adivse housing them with tank mates that are small enough to fit in their mouth.
Plenty of hiding spaces should be provided along with a secure tank cover as they are know to escape if given the chance.
The fish you will receive is approximately 7-8cm
Adult Length: 50cm
Temperature Range 24-28 C
pH Range: 6.2 -7.8
Special Requirements: A large tank with plenty of floor space.
Tanks Mates: They are a peaceful Large community fish so can be in most large community situations.
Feeding: . They are carnivorous and enjoy meaty foods including prawns, white fish, frozen or fresh tubifex, bloodworm etc.