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Why Is My Betta Fish Hiding? What To Do?

When you first get a new pet, it can take some time to adjust to their behavior. Each betta fish has a unique personality, but most will share similar responses to certain stimuli. For example, if they are extremely stressed or feel like they are in danger, all bettas will hide. Is hiding always a sign of fear, and should …

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BETTA FISH NAMES

Basically, now that you’ve got your new betta home, the first thing you must do is set up their tank and plan to properly care for them. Meanwhile, the second thing is to choose a fitting name for them. So, how do you choose a name? Generally, you can choose a name for your betta in various ways. Ordinarily, you can …

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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 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 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 …