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Crowntail Betta Guide

Crowntail Betta, also known as the Siamese fighting fish, is a popular freshwater fish. This vibrantly colored species has gained fame thanks to its ray-finned caudal. The origin of this fish is traced back to the rice paddies of Thailand and Cambodia. Due to its beautiful structure, vibrant colors, and easy breeding, these little beings are often seen in ornamental …

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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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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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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 …