|Tank Size (LxWxH) ||36x24x15" (92x61x38cm)|
|Volume ||Nominal: 45 imp gallons/54 US gallons/205 litres|
|Filtration ||Built-in internal filter compartment, powered by Eheim 1048 pump.|
|Heating ||Heated room, with 100W back-up heater in last chamber of filter compartment.|
|Lighting ||Low - fluorescent room lighting only.|
|Substrate ||Thin layer of aquarium sand.|
|Decor ||Bogwood, artificial plants.|
|Background ||3-D effect artificial background.|
|Water parameters ||Temp=26oC ; pH=7.0-7.2 ; GH=4 ; KH=3|
30% water change every week.
4 Polypterus retropinnis (approx 8")
(The species originally known as P. retropinnis in the hobby is now designated P. mokelembembe. These true P. retropinnis
are the species originally known in the hobby as P. sp. "Congo" or Zaire Green bichir).