The calamities are peaceful, reaching 12 cm in length. Males are colored brighter and have bright red stripes along the edges of the fins.
They live in small flocks, prefer bright light and sunlight.
They are not demanding on food, they can be fed both live (moths, daphnia) and plant food (algae, bread). Ordinary dry fish food is also suitable.
Maintenance and care
They contain in flocks of 8-9 individuals (there should be more females) in a common aquarium. It should have plants and plenty of space for free swimming. If the misery remains alone, it hides and pops up only during feeding. Water filtration is desirable, as is a daily change of a quarter of the water in the aquarium. The preferred temperature is 25-27C.
Madagascar Bedocia is ready for breeding at the age of 9 months. For spawning, it is necessary to prepare an aquarium (50 liters) with soil and small-leaved algae. Spawning lasts 2-3 days, the female tosses up to 50 eggs at a time. After a week, the fry fully eat and swim. Adult bedociations do not touch fry. The starting food for the fry is live dust, after which you can switch to regular food.