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Planted Betta Fish Tanks

Betta fish adore planted tanks and will spend all day frolicking among the plants if you give them a chance to. While some plants are difficult to care for, there are also many plants suitable for beginners. They help clean the water and bring out your betta’s personality. There are many different types of plants, both for advanced aquarists and …

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How Often Do You Feed a Betta Fish?

Betta fish, like any living organism, require some input of energy. Since they are an animal, they get their energy through eating and digesting food. They are also a carnivore, so their food needs to be based around animal protein, instead of other types of protein. Betta fish need to be fed based around a regular schedule. They should be …

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What to Feed Betta Fish?

In order for something to be classified as “living”, it has to consume and use resources. For animals, the resources they use include food. No living thing can live without food, and since food can range from wood (something many animals cannot digest) to insects, to plants, it is important to feed your fish the right food. Otherwise, it will …

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Is Swim Bladder Disease Fatal?

If you find your fish moving oddly about the tank, either stuck at the bottom, or the top, or even upside down, your fish has swim bladder disease. Now, before you get worried, this condition is very common in bettas, and there are several ways to treat it. Most of the time, you will have to make a change in …

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Do Betta Fish Need a Heater?

Many different items are needed to keep betta fish healthy, and these range from having a tank to having a filter. I’m sure we’ve all seen pictures of betta tanks that don’t seem to have any heaters. Some of these are really well put together, decorated with a lavish aquascape of plants. So, do bettas really need a heater? The …

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What Kind of Tank Does a Betta Fish Need?

Getting a new pet always comes with questions. For fish, you have added questions of tank size, tank type, tank mates, plants and other care aspects that are unique to aquatic pets. There are also many widely circulated myths that lead to mistreatment of betta fish, and these definitely do not help. There are many different types of tanks available, …

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Do Betta Fish Need a Light?

A common question posed by fish keepers is whether or not your fish needs a light, both during the day and during the night. And does the type of fish you have commanded the light schedule it needs, and if so, what type of light schedule do bettas need? Do they even need a night light, and what color should …

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What You Need for a Betta Fish

Whenever you get a new pet, you should first prepare a list of things you need for your new pet and how much they will cost you. For most pets, like dogs and cats, the initial cost of the pet, a cage, bed, toys, food, etc will be outweighed by the monthly costs of food and vet bills over time. …

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How Often Do You Clean a Betta Fish Tank?

One of the major differences between bettas and dogs is that most people do their care research after getting the betta but before getting their dog. We all have some basic idea of how to care for them, I mean, you just put them in water, right? Unfortunately, it is not always that easy. The good news is your betta …