I have seed shrimp, which I hate, but whatever. I've noticed both my Scarlet Badis hunting nearby and completely ignoring the seed shrimp. Will they eventually eat them? I would have thought they'd love them and hunt them with relish, but nope, they seem to want want nothing to do with them.
Hello all - I'm in the process of setting up a Fluval Spec III (2.5 gal) Walstad tank, using the filter section as a small non-lighted refugium for scuds, ostracods, etc. with dead leaves and twigs as the media. I thought it would be nice to try breeding a pair of Scarlet Badis with the...
Tank 1: Planted 29 Gallon
Filter Aquaclear 70
Plants: Marsilea Minuta, Crypt Parva, DWarf hair grass, LARGE crypt Retro Spiralis about 4, 2 crypt Balasane, Several dozen Lutea, Bronze, Green, Various crypts.
Substrate: Flourite sand with a Tahitian moon sand cap (ugh never again)...
Anyone care to comment on the chances of this being a female scarlet badis? I have seen some pics of females that are more brown or gray than this one, but I have read of females having some red stripes that are less distinct than the males. Anyway, not important, just thought I would see if...
I am a big fan of the Dario Dario aka Scarlet badis. I was fortuante enough to see their courting ritual this summer in one of my tanks. I finally got around to picking out some photos to share.
Please enjoy. I've never seen photos of the Dario Dario "embrace" before...
Here are some close up pictures of the darios I keep. I didn't use a macro lens, just a magnifier which is part of a bubble lens, hence the imperfect focus. They are rather curious about the camera every time.
For size comparison: