Common Name: Nigerian Senegalus Bichir / Dinosaur Eel
Scientific Name: Polypterus Senegalus
Approximate Size: 4”+
Details: Polypterus Senegalus is a very attractive and primitive African fish. These fish are commonly called the Nigerian Senegalus Bichir. These fish can grow to sizes of over 12 inches in length and while they are not combative by nature, once large they will not hesitate to consume smaller fish that can be swallowed whole. Over all these fish are easy to care for and accept most prepared sinking foods. They are fascinating and ancient fish are wonderful aquarium additions.