Hello, Frank Indiviglio here. Capable of surviving up to 4 years without food and water and unchanged since the time of the dinosaurs – Lungfish facts read like fiction. Please see Part 1 of this article for information on the natural history of African, Australian and South American Lungfishes. Today we’ll review their care in the aquarium.
Lungfishes in the Aquarium
The West African Lungfish (Protopterus annectans annectans) is the species most commonly available in the trade. It and the other African Lungfishes make excellent captives if you can provide the huge aquariums they require; longevities commonly exceed 30 years. Read More »