West African Lungfish (Protopterus annectens)
Origin: Wild West Africa
Locale: Lower Niger River Basin, Nigeria
Diet: Carnivore and scavenger. Will readily accept pellets, frozen, and other prepared foods.
Adult Size: 36″+
Recommended Tank Size: 200 gallons+
Compatibility: Typically not aggressive but has a powerful bite and they are likely to take “exploratory” bites of tankmates. Best kept singly or with fast-moving fish.
Preferred Water Parameters
pH: 6.5 – 7.5