Badis badis

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    Hi all. :wave:

    Saw some Badis Badis at Panorma.

    They are still very small but this fish shows amazing colors when they get adult size.

    Im not planning on getting some but would love to hear from people here that have kept them?
     
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    Nice

    They are awesome fish but quite difficult to keep

    and they are not cichlids :)
     
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    WoW did not know they are not cichlids.They are also called the Dwarf Camelion Fish.

    Amazing fish and would love to setup a specie tank just for them someday.
     
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    They are classified in the family Badidae and not Cichlidae.

    Badis badis is a junior synonym and the current name is Dario dario. I have been told that the fish used to be classified in the same family as your leaf fish Nanidae

    http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/FamilyS ... cfm?ID=619

    PS. I just bought all of them hehehe
     
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    Hi Andre.

    Thats good!!!As you have seen they are still very small but if you are plannig to breed them once they have paired up and adults please post pics!!It will be amazing to see some local pics of them in breeding colors.

    Hope they do well!!!
     

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