22FEB 2020
Betta fish laying eggs

Betta fish laying eggs

Use this method for live-bearing species. Guppies, mollies, swordtails, and platies are probably the most common live-bearing aquarium species. The males and females of these species mate, after which the females form eggs within their bodies. Over the course of a month or two (for most aquarium species), the eggs hatch into fish, and the mother gives birth. Search for the name…

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20FEB 2020
Temp for Betta fish

Temp for Betta fish

Bettas thrive in steady water temperatures. If the two of you have chosen the betta fish as your first pet together, you are probably becoming aware of all of the necessary bowl or tank requirements. Avoiding temperature shock from extreme, sudden water temperature changes is one important factor that…
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18FEB 2020
Lifespan of Betta

Lifespan of Betta

Scientific name: Betta krataios Common name: Kapaus betta Family: Osphronemidae Usual size in fish tanks: 4 - 5 cm (1.57 - 1.97 inch) 014 Recommended pH range for the species: 6.1 - 7.4 Recommended water hardness (dGH): 6 - 17°N (107.14 - 303.57ppm) 0°C 32°F30°C 86°F Recommended temperature: 23 - 27…
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16FEB 2020
Betta fish and goldfish same tank

Betta fish and goldfish same tank

Don t let their peaceful behavior trick you; goldfish are plant killers. Bettas and goldfish love interacting with people, but that s where their similarities end. Place them in the same tank, and the betta will probably pick a fight with the goldfish. Of course, if the temperature is to the goldfish s liking, the betta won t live long enough to throw down. Water Temperature Don…

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14FEB 2020
Betta in 5 gallon tank

Betta in 5 gallon tank

Often I see people being offered very, very wrong information about their betta fish and I find it s absolutely deplorable - these creatures require just as much care as other fish, even if they re hardier. 1. Betta fish do not need a heater - This is a myth. I ll be honest, for the most part betta fish CAN survive in temperatures around sixtybut they are tropical fish and do…

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12FEB 2020
Betta colours

Betta colours

Black or au lait? We prefer our coffee, our cake and our rooms with lots of cream in them, but there are some richer, darker tones that work well too. Whilst brown tones are a key part of the neutral colour palette we re here to show you that brown can bring warmth, elegance and used to create statement rooms in your home - brown most definitely does not have to be boring! Here…

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10FEB 2020
What temperature for Betta fish?

What temperature for Betta fish?

Need help finding the right temperature for a Betta fish in a 5 gallon aquarium Hey folks, I need a little wisdom if you have it. I ve recently set up a new 5 gallon for a Betta on my desktop. The aquarium has a filter and it has a heater. I cycled it before adding the fish. My issue is with temperature regulation. When I added the fish, a red and white betta I named Maple because…

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08FEB 2020
Rare Betta fish types

Rare Betta fish types

Siamese Fighter Fishes are probably one of the most popular fishes among basic aquarists. They can t be blamed as these fish are marvelous creations of The Almighty flashing attractive fins coming in colours ranging from blue to green to red to orange to black and back to white and every shade possible in between them often in multiple colours due to codominance. The males are more…

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06FEB 2020
Betta fish tank Mates

Betta fish tank Mates

Gold barbs, also known as Schuberti barbs (though several other types may be labeled as gold barbs) are bright yellow-gold freshwater fish that are among the most popular barbs. The gold barb originated in China, and is a more colorful strain of the olive green Chinese barb. Gold barbs are attractive, hardy fish that make excellent stock for beginner aquarists. Their coloring ensures…

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04FEB 2020
Ultimate Betta tank

Ultimate Betta tank

2625 S El Camino Real San Mateo, CA 94403 (650) 212-3474 My boyfriend and I are personally huge fans of Ultimate Aquarium! We always buy our fish and get our water tested here. Our two Green Spotted Puffers began to have black bellies. I immediately took my water in to get tested and they helped me start the process to get them back to health! I am towards the end of the process…

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02FEB 2020
Betta fish not eating

Betta fish not eating

Hello, I ve seen some helpful advice in seaching through this forum, and I m hoping someone out there might have some advice for me. I ve had my betta for about a year and a half, he is active and colorful generally looks healthy. However, I ve noticed in the past week that he has trouble eating his food, I know he is hungry because he attacks the food as soon as it hits the water…

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31JAN 2020
Show quality Betta

Show quality Betta

Local Pet Store and Rescued Bettas My first Betta, the Betta that sparked my passion for this beautiful fish, came from my local PetsMart. He was the usual red-blue pet store variety but to me he was gorgeous. After doing some beginning research on Bettas I soon became horrified over the tiny little cups that pet stores usually sell their Bettas in and the conditions that Bettas…

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