Gold Dust Bichir (Polypterus palmas buettikoferi)

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Gold Dust Bichir

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Buettikoferi Marbled Bichir

Polypterus palmas buettikoferi

379 Litres (100 US G.)

27.9-35.6cm (11-14 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.0 - 7.2

26 -28 °C (78.8-82.4°F)

6-16 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Live Foods
Other (See article)

8-12 years

Family

Polypteridae





Additional names

Buettikoferi Bichir, Gold Dust Bichir, Buettikofer's Bichir

Additional scientific names

Polypterus büttikoferi, Polypterus palmas buettikoferi


Origin[edit | edit source]

This fish is found in Africa in the Upper Casamance River in Senegal to the Saint Paul River in western Liberia.

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