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Laubuka dadiburjori

Laubuka dadiburjori naturally inhabits bodies of water located in southern India in the states of Karnataka, Goa, Thail Nadu and Kerala, including the Minakhil, Bharatapuzha, Chalakkuda and Sita rivers. The fish stays in shallow waters along the densely vegetated banks. This fish gets its name after the Indian naturalist Sam Dadiburhor, who first described it.

The body of the Laubuka dadiburjori is silvery in colour. A dark blue dotted stripe runs along the entire body, from the head to the root of the tail plumage. The fins are colorless. Females have a rounded abdomen and are slightly larger than males. The size of the fish is 2-3 cm.

Laubuka dadiburjori

Laubuka dadiburjori is a peace-loving fish. No special requirements to keep these fish in the aquarium. Keep them in a common aquarium with other peace-loving fish. By nature Danyo Dadiburjora gregarious fish, so keep in the aquarium it needs a group of at least 8-10 individuals. In a flock of fish look very interesting and also they become less timid.

The aquarium should be densely planted with a variety of plants, including floating on the water surface.

Water parameters: temperature 20-24° C, hardness dH 1-10°, pH 6,0-7,5. Water filtration and aeration are required, as well as weekly water changes of 1/3rd with fresh water. The water flow in the aquarium should not be strong.

The diet of the fish in nature consists of zooplankton and small invertebrates. Under aquarium conditions, the fish are fed mainly with dry food. The fish are also occasionally offered live and frozen food, such as daphnia, artemia and small bloodworms. The fish are fed twice a day.


Laubuka dadiburjori show no concern for their future offspring.

In acceptable conditions often fish spawn among thickets of plants, without interference, but in this case, the final number of surviving fry will be small. To save the young fish need immediately after spawning female, which usually lays eggs on the broad leaves of plants at the water surface, should be carefully moved to a bush with eggs in another aquarium in which a strong aeration.

Laubuka dadiburjori

The eggs incubate for 2-3 days and after another 4-5 days the fry begin to swim and feed. At this time, they are fed infusoria until the fry reach a size where they can swallow Artemia nauplii freely.

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