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Polypterus bichir

Feeding Your Fish Tips: Do not overfeed your fish. Try for two small feedings per day instead of one large feeding. Give your fish a small pinch of food and see if they eat it all within a minute or two. If you see flakes floating to the bottom of the tank, then you put in too much food. That is, unless you have bottom feeders. Overfeeding will lead to poor aquarium water quality and will increase the stress levels in your fish.
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Polypterus bichir is also known as the Nile bichir, is a fish which lives in the Nile River, Africa, and some of its tributaries.

It is a dark grayish color on the top, with dark vertical marking and bands on the flank. This marking is more prominent of juveniles, and fades as the fish grows.