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Badis - Badis badis

Badis - Badis badis

Scientific name: Badis badis

Common name: Badis

Family: Badidae

Usual size in fish tanks: 7 - 8 cm (2.76 - 3.15 inch)

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Recommended pH range for the species: 6.5 - 7.5

Recommended water hardness (dGH): 6 - 18°N (107.14 - 321.43ppm)

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Recommended temperature: 23 - 26 °C (73.4 - 78.8°F)

The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning

Where the species comes from: South Asia

Temperament to its own species: peaceful

Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful

Usual place in the tank: Middle levels

Food and feeding

Badis will accept all foods, quality flake should provide the staple diet, blood worms and white worms should be given as treats.

Origin

Asia; Badis are found in India and Pakistan.

Sexing

Males are a lot more colourful than the females, females tend to look drab.

Breeding

Badis prefer to spawn in caves; these can be provided by adding upturned plant pots to the tank. They will perform a mating ritual where they swim around each other in circles and lock mouths, after this they will enter the cave to spawn. The eggs should hatch in 2-3 days but it will be another couple of weeks before the fry are free swimming. Newly hatched brine shrimp can be fed to the fry.

Lifespan

The expected life span for Badis is 3-5 years.

Short description

Badis Badis prefer a well planted tank but leave open swimming areas. Hiding places should be provided with the use of rocks of wood. They are classed as a peaceful species but best kept in a species only tank.Badis is very useful against snails.

Pictures

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Badis badis, picture 1 Badis badis, picture 2

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