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DO BETTAS POOP?

Just like other pets, betta fish gravitate towards pooping in the same general spot. Generally, you will often see most of their waste in one location. Only except if you have a strong current or other tank mates disturbing the bottom of the tank. Likewise, they are quite picky about being in a safe place when they poop. Most often …

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HOW DO YOU ENTERTAIN YOUR BETTA FISH?

Betta fish are common pets found in pet stores and home fish tanks everywhere. Really, no one knows what goes on in a betta’s mind. But since you are so responsible for your pet’s quality of life, err on the side of caution. And provide him with plenty of stimulation to ensure he is indeed happy. How do you entertain your …

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Do Betta Fish Like Music?

At some point in their lives, a pet owner will ask themselves the question, “Does my little buddy like my music?”. While this question may be presented towards a dog, cat, or lizard, it is occasionally directed at a betta fish. Then the pet owner may think, “Well, do they even have ears to hear my music with?”. Betta fish …

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Can Betta Fish See in the Dark?

When you first set out to get a new pet, you should always do research. This research should include basic care, appearance, illnesses, food, etc., as well as the basic anatomy of that animal. By understanding the care, needs, and makeup of that specific animal, you will be able to provide the best possible quality of care. Eyesight is incredibly …

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WILL A BETTA FISH BITE YOU?

Bettas are beautiful and elegant pets. People often call them Siamese fighting fish. Also, Bettas are vibrant and are fond of entertaining friendly observers. Will your betta fish bite? Yes, they would! Bettas have small teeth but too small to cause any harm on your skin. Basically, male bettas tender to attack whenever you cause ripples in the water with your …

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HOW MUCH SLEEP DOES A BETTA FISH NEED?

If you’re new to betta fish keeping then one question you may really be asking yourself is “do betta fish sleep?” After all, how can fish sleep if they have to spend all their time floating? Well, the answer is yes, bettas do sleep. In fact, all fish sleep regardless of their kind. So how much sleep does a betta …

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CAN BETTA FISH SEE COLOR?

The eye of the Betta fish turns on the axis of the lower rectus muscle location. The optic nerve directly enters the eyeball at about the same place near the axis of rotation. And this allows it to avoid extra-ordinary twisting. Thus, the oblique muscles particularly turn the eye forward and down. While the lower and inner straight lines return …

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DO BETTA FISH GROW IN SIZE?

The Betta fish is actually one of the neatest fish out there. Especially if you are very lucky enough to have one in your home aquarium. They are so bright and colorful, they also have big personalities, and they are energetic too. Do betta fish grow in size? Yes, the betta fish is a freshwater tropical fish that does grow …

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How to Tell the Age of a Betta Fish

When you adopt a cat or dog, they normally come with papers proving when they were born. If not, most vets will be able to estimate their age down to a few months. However, when you simply look at a fish, it is difficult to determine how old they are. This is especially an issue for betta fish, given their …

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How Do Betta Fish Fight?

Betta fish are well known for being highly aggressive fish, fighting most other fish they encounter, and every other betta they encounter. In fact, another name for them is the “Siamese Fighting Fish” due to their aggressive nature. Even during breeding, the male and female can both sustain lethal injuries from one another. But they look like small, harmless fish, …