My badis only eat live (microworms, vinegar eels, blackworms). Do not purchase these fish without the expectation that they likely won't eat prepared foods. I've read on too many forums abo them dying because someone thought they would "try" prepared. Even if they have been in the petstore it is likely that they have been eating some time of planaria or other small organisms. Heck, if you get them, I will send you a microworm culture for free if you pay shipping. These little fish have the personality of cichlids and its ashamed when they die because they were not given the proper foods.
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