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Black Tiger Dario | Dario sp 'Pyjamas'

Black Tiger Dario is a type of fish that is closely related to Scarlet Badis. Like Scarlet Badis, Black Tiger Dario are small and hardy fish that are perfect for nano tanks. They max out at around an inch in size and the males develop beautiful colors, while the females do not. Black Tiger Darios are carnivores and only eat live foods like baby brine shrimp or daphnia.

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Due to their aggressive nature and picky appetite, it is best to keep them in their own aquarium. Although, some have reported having success getting them with fish such as the Neon Tetras or even guppies with success. 

The scientific name for the Black Tiger Dario is Dario sp 'Pyjamas'.

We feed our Scarlet Badis mainly live baby brine and daphnia. They can be quite picky eaters so it is important to watch them to ensure they are eating. It is possible to 

Our Tank Parameters

  • Ph: 7.2 to 7.5
  • Gh: 8 to 16
  • Kh:  4 to 7
  • TDS: 180 to 250
  • Temp: 70 to 74

Tank Recommendations

  • Leaves: Indian Almond or Guava
  • Wood: Mopani
  • Cones: Alder Cones
  • Rocks: River stone or other smooth rocks

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Fascinating little fish

My fish came. They were healthy and arrived on time, as usual. These little guys have a lot of personality and they’re fun to watch zip around the tank.