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Male Betta Fish

When picking your betta fish, there are hundreds of different types to choose from. The different types range from simple color variations, which do not have a large impact on the care, to fin varieties, scale varieties, and even different species. While the different colors do not affect the care of the fish, the different fin, scale, and species types …

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Are Betta Fish Nocturnal?

What Are Betta Fish? Betta, also known as the Siamese fighting fish, is a species of fish with beautiful colours that make them stand out. As a result of their vibrant colours, betta fish make very nice and beautiful pets. It is common sightseeing these beautiful creatures swimming solo in fish bowls; such as ornamental vases and brandy sniffers in …

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Betta Fish Types

Betta fish are extremely popular. A large number of people keep them as pets. They look good in the aquarium and are available in different colors and shapes. You will find different variations of the fish. They mainly differ in terms of tail type, colors, and patterns.  They are known to be quite aggressive but if you provide them the …

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What is the Most Popular Betta Fish?

Betta fish are some of the most popular fish in the aquarium industry due to their small size and beautiful coloration. Of course, they do have some downsides, primarily the fact that you cannot, in most circumstances, house them with one another. Aside from that, they have some of the easiest care requirements out of any fish, so it’s no …

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How to Keep Female Betta Fish from Killing One Another?

One of the most common misconceptions about betta fish is that you cannot keep them together. Another common misconception is that two females can be kept together, or only females can be kept together. In fact, all of these statements are incorrect, and unfortunately, the truth is a good bit more complicated than this. In order to successfully keep betta …

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Why are Betta fish called “Betta” fish?

“Betta fish” is such a strange sounding name. What does it mean? Does it have anything to do with the Greek letter Beta, perhaps signifying something else as the Alpha? And how does the name “Siamese Fighting Fish”, another common name, relate to the name “Betta”? The term “Betta fish” simply refers to any species that fall under the genus …

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Can Betta Fish Get Sick?

Of course, getting a cat or a dog also comes along with the responsibility of vet bills, vaccinations, medications, and so on. But fish don’t come with the responsibility of vet bills and medication, do they? Just like any other animal, fish can get sick. Betta fish are no exception, though they can be more difficult to treat than other, …

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Who Can Betta Fish Live With?

Fish is the most popular pet in the world. They stay quietly in a tank and cause no trouble. However, people still are not aware of how to keep fish, especially due to the huge variety of fish available to keep. One of the most popular fish is the betta fish, also known as the Siamese fighting fish or the …

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How Can You Tell if a Betta Fish is a Male or Female?

To a new keeper, telling male and female betta apart can be quite difficult. They seem to look nearly identical, especially when it comes to short finned varieties such as Plakats. Their colors can be the same, their body shapes are very similar, and some types have similar fins. So how do you tell them apart? The best way to …

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Betta Fish Types

Betta fish, which we often call Siamese Fighting Fish, is actually a broad genus of a variety of different, yet similar, species of fish. We can denote differences in body size, color, tail shape, and more. We currently know of 73 different species of betta fish. Selective breeding for color, pattern, and fin and tail type provide an explanation for …