Size up to 8 cm. Perches Blue perch (badis-badis) in the standing waters of India.
The male is larger, brighter colored and has elongated ends of the dorsal and anal fins. The species is contained in small aquariums, moderately planted with plants, with plenty of shelter.
Can be kept with any peaceful species of fish. In the aquarium, it is better to keep one male and several females of the Perch Blue (badis-badis), since the males of the Perch Blue (badis-badis) are very aggressive to each other. The fish is omnivorous.
Water for content: GH up to 20 °; pH 6.5-7.5; t 20-24 ° C. The stimulus to spawning is the increase in water temperature and the addition of fresh water. Water for breeding: CH to 10 °; pH 6.5-7.2; t 23-27 ° C.
Carbonate stiffness is minimal. Cultivation of the Red Perch (badis-badis) is possible both in an aquarium, where fish are kept, and in spawning, which is more expedient.
Use spawning 20 l or more. It installs many small shelters of small flower pots and tubes.
It is necessary to provide weak aeration and preferably water filtration. One male and one or more females are planted for spawning. Desirable dimmed lighting.
Spawning occurs usually inside the cavity of the shelter, at least on its outer surface. After spawning the female is deposited.
The male Okun blue (badis-badis) actively cares for the offspring. The larvae come out in 2 days, in 4-5 days the fry begin to swim, after which the male can be transplanted. Starter feed – artemia.
Female Redfish (badis-badis) throws from 100 to 200 eggs.
Buy perch blue (badis-badis) you can in a specialized nursery. You can find out the price of bluebird fry (badis-badis) on the bulletin board.
Pictures and photos of perch blue (badis-badis) can be found in the species and breeds section.