Most beautiful betta fishes ...

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Betta fish..

The siamese fightin fish(Betta splendens), commonly knowns as the #betta, is a popular fish in the aquarium trade. Better are memberof the gourami family and are known to be highly territorial .males in particular are prone to high level of aggression and will attack each other if housed in the same tank. If there is no means of escape , this wi usually result in the death of one or both of the fish.
Female bettas can also become territorial towardeach other if they are housed in to small aquarium. It is typically not recommendentto keep male and female bettas together, except temporarily for breeding purpose which should always be undertaken with caution.


What's in a name?

The betta got its name from an ancient clan of warriors, called the "Bettah." The fish were given a combatant name after the fighting fish became popular in the mid-1800s. In fact, the sport became so renowned in Thailand that the former King of Siam had it regulated and taxed! Spectators of the sport based their bets on the bravery of the fish, rather than the damage inflicted by the victor.


The betta was first discovered in Southeast Asia. Making its home in rice paddies, drainage ditches and the warm flood plains of the region, the betta became accustomed to frequent storm flooding and devastating droughts. The cyclic, drastic changes in its environment helped the fish to adapt - becoming a true labyrinth fish. A labyrinth fish has the unique ability to breathe oxygen directly from the air and also take in oxygen from its gills. As a result, bettas and other labyrinth fish can survive for short periods of time out of water and if needed, can inhale the air around them (provided they stay moist.) This also explains why a betta can sustain itself in stagnant, oxygen-deficient water. Although bettas can tolerate small spaces and poor water quality, they do best in small aquariums (at least two gallons) with regular water changes. The preferred water temperature for a betta is 76-82 degrees F.

Water Quality

When cleaning a betta's tank or bowl, make sure you only take out a third of the water each time and replace it with fresh water. This will gently allow the fish to adjust to the temperature and pH of clean water - while not upsetting the biological balance of the fish's environment. This should be done about every three or four days for small bowls or tanks. If your water has a high level of chlorine in it, you may need to add a drop of declorinator to the tap water before adding it to the tank or bowl. And never use soap or disinfectants to clean off fish ornaments or decorations. This will harm the fish. Plain warm water will work just fine for cleaning these items. You can also use a small turkey baster to siphon debris from the bottom of the tank. This will prevent excessive ammonia and bacteria from building up.


Dinner time

Bettas have upturned mouths and primarily feed on the water's surface. A good diet consists of dried bloodworms, brine shrimp or daphnia. Commercial betta food or pellets are best because it combines all three foods, in addition to vitamins and minerals. This improves the betta's brilliant coloring and longevity. It is a common misconception that peace lilies or plant roots grown out of "betta vases" can sustain the fish. Nothing could be farther than the truth! Bettas cannot survive on plant roots and need a diet high in protein and fiber to survive.


10 Interesting Facts

Betta fish like warm water and will do best at around 79 degrees.
Science accounts for a total of 73 species of the betta in the world, with several according to the IUCN Red List being endangered.
Overfeeding your betta may lead to the fish not being able to swim to deeper depths of the tank as it becomes obese and bloated. Overfeeding will also lead to an unhealthy and dirty tank much quicker.
Breeders have developed variations in colors and fins over time to appeal to pet owners.
They are a carnivorous species which means they love meat! To ensure proper health and diet, make sure all pellets are high in fish or shrimp.
Bettas have a unique organ called the labyrinth to breathe air outside of the water.
Males build bubble nests on the surface of the water to attract females, even if one is not in the tank.
Bettas like to jump and sometimes jump right out of the tank! Make sure you have a lid.
Microsoft, Inc. has used pictures of bettas on desktop backgrounds during the beta tests of their newer Windows operating systems. This also sheds light on the commonly misspelled name.
After mating, the male chases the female away and protects the eggs and the bubble nest where they were laid. If the female is allowed to stay for extended period of time she will begin eating the eggs that she spawned.
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I really want to get a Betta fish! I'm just waiting to find my favourite one. I'd love to find a purple or a light green these colours seem to be rare in my country.