Red Badis (Badis blosyrus)

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Red Badis

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Red Badis

Badis blosyrus

76 Litres (20 US G.)

3.5-5 cm (1.4-2")




6.0 - 8.0

24 -30 °C (75.2-86°F)

6-10 °d

1:2 M:F

Pellet Foods
Live Foods

2-3 years



Diet[edit | edit source]

This fish may or may not accept dry foods, feed live/frozen meaty foods like brine shrimp and bloodworm.

Behaviour[edit | edit source]

This fish prefers a very dense planted tank with a few hiding places to feel secure. They are fairly tolerating of a range of water chemistries, provided it is kept stable, it does best between 20-24°C (68-75.2°F) and soft, acidic water.

Identification[edit | edit source]

A scarlet red body with powder pale blue stripes running down its flanks. Can be identified by the black stripe through the eye.

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