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How Long Can a Betta Fish Live?

Despite being an incredibly popular fish, there are many mistruths and misunderstandings surrounding bettas, and one of these is their lifespans. Some people say bettas normally live 3-6 months, others boast about their betta who lived for 8 years, and others say 1-2 years is average. So, which of these is true? To put it bluntly, none of the above …

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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?”. Unfortunately, there …

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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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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, …

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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 …