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BETTA FISH COLORS

Ordinarily, Bettas are stunning pets that come in a variety of colors and patterns. Particularly, many homes and offices use these colorful fish almost like decorations to brighten up their space. Meanwhile, you have probably seen the standard blue and red color patterns. However, do you in any way know about all of the available betta fish colors? Thus, the …

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BETTA FISH CARE SHEET

Betta fish are one of the most popular fish in the world. Specifically, whether it’s because of their vivid appearance or energetic behavior, these small beauties never fail to impress. However, it may seem like these species will be easy to care for, but this is unfortunately not the truth. Therefore, contrary to popular belief, they require lots of care. Generally, betta fish …

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BETTA FISH DISEASES

In general, betta fish suffer from several health conditions. However, the good news for keepers of this fish is that they can prevent or treat these health problems. Thus, if the infections occur in the aquarium, they can be identified and treated. Ordinarily, you can categorize betta fish diseases and illnesses as fungal, parasitic, or bacterial. Particularly, most fungal infections …

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BETTA FISH WATER TEMPERATURE

Generally, it’s a common belief that betta fish are low maintenance. And that they don’t need any special attention or care beyond putting them in a small tank. However, while bettas are hardy and adaptable, they still need specific conditions to survive. Thus, the ideal betta fish tank water temperature range is around 78-80 degrees Fahrenheit or  25-27 degrees Celsius. In general, bettas can …

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BETTA FISH VELVET

In particular, Amyloodinium ocellatum, commonly referred to as “velvet,” is a single-celled dinoflagellate capable of causing disease in betta fish. Velvet’s life cycle is quite similar to that of Cryptocaryon irritans (ich). Thus, Velvet dinospores will usually invade the gills first. Also, sometimes, it kills the fish right then due to asphyxiation. Therefore, if this happens, you may never see physical …

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BETTA FISH POPEYE

In general, bettas can live in smaller bodies of water than any other aquarium fish can tolerate. Nevertheless, even so, they need good care to maintain their health. Also, to avoid developing conditions common to ailing fish, such as popeye. Thus, popeye also called exophthalmia causes pressure behind the eyeballs. Hence, it makes a fish’s eyes protrude. It’s much easier …

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BETTA FISH TANK IDEAS

Generally, the best environment for any fish is one that closely matches its natural home conditions. In particular, most aquarium fish are native to warm tropical areas with flowing waters. Hence, they require an aerated tank with good water quality. Also, they require temperatures ranging from 72-82 degrees Fahrenheit. Thus, the Betta fish is an exception. Particularly, because it is …

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SIAMESE BETTA FISH

Basically, the Siamese fighting fish, more commonly known as the betta fish, is one of the most popular aquarium fishes people keep today. Also, they are popular for their Elaborate fins, Their easy care, and Their extreme aggression towards any fish they see to be a male. Siamese betta fish have a lot of character. Meanwhile, if you own more …

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BETTA FISH FIN ROT

Ordinarily, betta fin rot and tail rot (melt) is a gram-negative bacterial infection or fungal infection that is extremely prevalent in betta fish. Specifically, it is more common in uncycled tanks and small bowls. Similarly, fin rot attacks and begins to eat away at a betta fish’s beautiful fins. Particularly, many bettas purchased from large box stores may already show signs of …

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BETTA FISH TANK SIZE

Basically, betta fish are typically put up for sale in cups in pet stores which is fine for a short period. However, they really do require adequate space to swim. Meanwhile, while they would love a vast aquarium, sometimes space is limited, so a smaller tank is perfectly fine. Ordinarily, a general rule of thumb is the bigger, the better (especially if you plan …