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Different Subspecies of Betta Fish

Our natural world has many wondrous living phenomena. Thanks to the processes of evolution, adaption, and epigenesis, there are so many ecosystems with countless varieties of life. These vast ecosystems have billions of different animals and plants that went through adaptation to survive in their current environment. These ecosystems can exist as far as the deepest parts of the ocean. …

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Why is My Betta Fish’s Eye Bulging?

Betta fish have beautiful little eyes, and if you have multiple bettas, you can see that they have individual eye colors! Eyes are extremely important to bettas because they are sight predators. As a result, they will be unable to see their food or and could starve without their eyes. In fact, there are several illnesses that target the eyes, …

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Can Betta Fish Live With Guppies?

Two freshwater fish that have beautiful and complex strains are the guppy and the betta. Bettas have hundreds of colors and patterns, and a good deal of tail types. Guppies have hundreds of strains, colors, hybridizations, and a decent amount of tail types. Mixing and matching a tank to have both of these fish would look stunning, but can you? …

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Wild Betta

Certainly, you’ve seen gorgeous and colorful betta fish in every pet store, but there are alternatives. Wild bettas are a unique alternative and are less aggressive. They come in a wide variety of colors, though there is little variation within a species. The domesticated betta comes in the widest variety of color, but the wild bettas are still beautiful in …

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Do Betta Fish Grow?

Most fish sold in stores are juveniles and not full grown. For example, the 1-2” goldfish you often see will end up growing to a whopping 8-12”. One of the requirements for living organisms is the ability to grow, so bettas must grow at some point, but will they grow after you buy them? Small fish cost less than larger …

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Do Betta Fish Have Teeth?

Betta fish, like all fish, must eat. But not all fish have teeth like you and me. Some have bony plates in their mouths to crush food instead. When you look at your betta, have you ever actually seen its teeth? Bettas do, in fact, have teeth. They are very small and very sharp due to the carnivorous diet of …

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Do betta fish eat their babies?

Betta fish are wonderful and adorable pets, and the babies are even cuter. Unfortunately for them, they are also extremely small, making them easy targets. Luckily, they have parental protection, but can the parents turn on the children? Betta males in the wild make great parents, aggressively protecting their offspring for the first few weeks of their lives. However, there …

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Will Male and Female Betta Fish Fight?

With most species of commonly kept fish, the males and females of the species can live together. However, with most species of fish, they can also live in groups. When it comes to betta splendens, this is not the case, as they are highly aggressive to members of their own species. But are they aggressive to members of the opposite …