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How Can You Tell if Your Betta Fish is Dying?

The last part of every life is death, and death can come quite suddenly in certain cases. However, if your betta is dying from simple old age, you will be able to see warning signs for months in advance. Betta fish live for 2-7 years (bettas from breeders live much longer than store bought bettas that are damaged by ammonia …

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Do Betta Fish Like to Hide?

Betta fish are strikingly colored fish with boisterous personalities, so it seems like they would be unable to hide their shining scales. However, every fish needs a place that it can feel secure, but if a betta fish lives by itself, does it still need a place to hide? Do bettas even like to hide from the outside? Betta fish …

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Why is My Betta Fish Turning White?

Betta fish are well known for their magnificent coloration. However, they sometimes lose their gorgeous blue or red or green or other coloration and it fades to white. What does this mean? Is it deadly? If your betta fish turns to white, it could be an indication of several diseases including some deadly ones. However, it could also be a …

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What is Water Conditioner for Betta Fish?

When shopping around for your betta fish, you have probably stumbled upon something called “water conditioner”. Some of these are specifically “betta water conditioner”, others are “goldfish water conditioner”, and some don’t have the name of a specific fish. So, what does this water conditioner do exactly? Is it even necessary for keeping pet betta? Water conditioner is a product …

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How Long Can a Betta Fish Go Without Food?

Feeding your fish is a vital aspect of caring for your fish. People often wonder how much they should feed their fish, what to feed their fish, and how to feed their fish while they are on vacation. Just like humans, people often underestimate how long fish can go without food. Humans, on average, can survive for nearly a month …

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How Do Betta Fish Get Pregnant?

Fish reproduction varies from species to species. For example, some sharks give live birth while others lay eggs. Some sharks can only give birth to one pup at the time, while others can have several at one time. Despite the similarity between shark species, they have very different reproductive methods. Different species of bettas also have different reproductive methods. However, …

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What Kind of Fish Can Live With a Betta Fish

Betta fish are some of the most colorful and gorgeous freshwater fish. If you keep them in a large enough tank, they can make an amazing centerpiece fish. However, they are highly aggressive and can only live with a select few fish. The fish must be compatible in personality, food, and temperature, which does provide some options, but not too …

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Do Betta Fish Sleep On the Bottom of the Tank?

Betta fish are extremely interactive and intelligent pets when it comes to fish. They will hang out on whatever side of the tank is closest to you and act like little puppy dogs when you come near. But what happens at night? Do these playful little puppies even sleep, and if they do, where? The answer is yes, bettas do …

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Do Betta Fish Eat Other Fish?

When it comes to fish, everyone knows that they don’t all work together. For example, keeping a goldfish, Oscar, or Flowerhorn with small fish like rasboras will not work. The larger fish will swallow their smaller companions whole. Even though bettas are small, is there a chance that they will eat their tank mates? The answer to this question is …