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How Much Space Does a Betta Fish Need?

One of the most fundamental aspects of keeping any pet is determining the amount of space they need. Will they be able to thrive in a small cup, or will they need acres of land to be truly happy? Can a betta survive in a simple bowl or space, or do they need hundreds of gallons to live their lives …

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Betta Fish Care Tips

When it comes to taking care of fish, most people think you simply need to add water. Unfortunately, fish husbandry is much more complicated than this and varies greatly from fish to fish. Luckily, betta fish are very hardy, making them good beginner pets, as a few mistakes won’t kill them. In addition, they require one of the smallest tank …

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How Do I Keep My Betta Fish Alive?

When you have a pet like a cat or a dog, most people do not need to do research as they have lived their whole lives surrounded by these animals and are very familiar with their care. On the other hand, animals such as fish are not as common, so people often have to do research. However, if you google …

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How to Keep Betta Fish Healthy

Betta Fish 101 Decided to get a betta fish? Worried about how to keep it safe and healthy? Well, there is nothing to worry about, as this article will guide you through everything. First of all, pat yourself on the back! You’ve decided to get one of the smartest, most beautiful fish out there. Its enchanting colors and large, fluttery …

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Do Bettas Like Sunlight?

Since betta fish have always been raised with artificial light, do they even like real sunlight? Or does it hurt their eyes? Does sunlight even have an impact on the tank, and if so, is the impact beneficial, neutral, or even harmful? Depending on where you buy your betta fish, they may have been raised outdoors, where they would only …

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Do Betta Fish Die Easily?

While betta fish are such a common and popular fish, most people believe their life spans are only 6 to 12 months. If this is true, does this mean that this fish is particularly fragile or that it dies easily? With such a short life span, and such a variable one at that, surely this fish is very difficult to …

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What do Betta Fish Eat?

Bettas are extremely popular as they are very attractive and easy to keep at home. They can easily live for 3 to 5 years provided that you feed them the right food and take good care of them. Apart from choosing the proper diet, It is also important that you feed them in the right proportions and at the right …

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How Long Can a Betta Fish Live in a Bowl?

Betta fish and bowls are often portrayed as a perfect match. Unfortunately, this is not often the case, as bowls sold with bettas are normally too small to keep fish alive. While it is possible to keep fish healthy and happy in bowls, the standard fish bowl will not work. The amount of time a betta can live in a …

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How to Change a Betta Fish’s Water?

Just like any other pet, betta fish require care and cleaning. Even though you can’t clean your fish directly, you still need to clean its enclosure. Since you can’t wipe down the enclosure as you would for other pets, you instead have to change water and vacuum the substrate. Changing a betta’s water is both more complex and less difficult …

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How to Treat Fungus on Bettas

Even though bettas are often sold separately from one another, they are still at risk of being sick. The typical quarantine period for fish is 4 weeks, though this will not catch certain parasites and infections. If you look at your fish one day and suddenly realize he or she has a bunch of white fluff stuck to them, you …