betta and tetra

Can Tetras Live with Bettas?

Can Tetras Live with Bettas? Both tetras and bettas are attractive aquarium fish species that would be gorgeous specimens to keep on their own. No wonder why this question is a popular one! The short answer is yes you can put tetras and bettas together if you have a roomy tank, but keep in mind …

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Betta Macrostoma

Betta Macrostoma Care Guide: Tank Setup, Size & Breeding

Betta Macrostoma, also known as the Spotfin Betta or the Brunei Beauty, is one of the rarest betta fish in the fish-keeping realm. The betta fish requires specialized care to maintain and enhance overall well-being. This guide will provide you with expert information and instructions regarding optimal environment, proper nutrition, and successful breeding.

Betta Mahachaiensis

Betta Mahachaiensis (Betta Mahachai): Ultimate Care Guide

The betta mahachaiensis is a wild species from the betta family. It is a tropical fish that originates from the Samut Sakhon Province in Thailand, which is southwest of Bangkok. It is a newly discovered fish, found recently in 2012, and there isn’t as much information on them as other fish since scientists are still studying all about them. The betta mahachaiensis live in stagnant brackish and fresh waters such as ponds, swamps and pools. They are actually hard to catch and find due to their habitat.

Betta Smaragdina

Betta Smaragdina: Care, Lifespan, Breeding & Aggression

Betta Smaragdina is an interestingly colored species of Betta fish. It has an iridescent sheen covering its body that even extends outward towards its fins. Their main body color can be a few different colors such as red, orange, blue, and green. They come in a variety of colors, but they always have the iridescent sheen of green-blue scaling. They have medium length fins when compared to other species of Betta, and their fins have a striped pattern to them.

Betta imbellis_Peaceful Betta (Male)

Betta Imbellis (Peaceful Betta): Care, Lifespan, Aggression

Betta Imbellis are known as Peaceful Betta, but they can still show aggression and be territorial. If you are planning on housing your Betta Imbellis with other species of fish, you will want to make sure that you have a large enough tank, and that you choose a fish to cohabitate that is calm and will not bully your Betta Imbellis. There are peaceful schooling fish such as neon tetras that would be great tank mates with Betta Imbellis, providing that there is enough room in the aquarium.

Alien Betta

Alien Betta: Care, Size, Breeding, Genetics & More

Betta fish have been a long sought after type of fish in the fish keeping hobby. They offer a wide range of color and are relatively easy fish to care for in comparison to other fish out there. Alien Betta fish are a type of Betta fish that is created by mixing two other species of Betta fish together. They do this for the striking patterns, and the vibrant color.

Betta Albimarginata: Care, Size, Lifespan, pH & Breeding

The Betta Albimarginata can be identified by a combination of characteristics. They have a blackish head ventrally, and greyish yellow dorsally. They have an orange colored blotch on their operculum. The operculum is the facial structure on bony fish that supports their gills. They have fin patterning, except on their pectoral fins. They have a broad white distal band, and a dark submarginal band. The submarginal band has a sharp outer margin, a less sharp inner margin, and a plain red inner portion. Females are a simple mottled brown body color, while the males end up being a more orange color.

Betta Fish (Betta splendens)

Betta Fish (Betta Splendens) | Care, Tank Setup & Food

Betta fish are one of the most popular fish in the aquarium hobby, and for good reason. First, they are very pretty to look at. They come in many different fin shapes and coloration. Some of these specimen are results of many generations of careful selective breeding. Another reason for their popularity can be attributed to their ease of care. Compared to many of the other fish in the aquarium hobby, they are relatively less demanding. In the wild, they inhabit slow moving waters such as small lakes and ponds. These are often low oxygen environments.