Hopefully this gallery has has peaked your interest in these amazing fish. As beautiful as they are, they also have very interesting personalities. Yes, they are feisty, but each fish seems to have some distinct characteristics of its own. Just like snowflakes, no two bettas are completely alike, and that is just one of many interesting about these fish!
Betta Fish Facts - Small Pets - LoveToKnow
Betta fish are well known for their beautiful tails but do you know all the different betta fish tail types out there? Do you know what type of tail your betta fish has? This infographic shows them all.
Not just any ol' fish will do for a pet
The Betta fish is probably the second most popular fish kept, after Goldfish. The Betta Splendens is a favorite because of its beauty, its long fins and because bettas are relatively easy to care for. The male sports deep beautiful colors whereas the females are less colorful. Their stunning colors and flowing fins are some of the reasons for their popularity and the inexpenive purchase price (usually less than 5 dollars) helps too. However, due to this fish being such an easy sale it has led to some deplorable conditions in which they are kept while waiting to be sold. It is really sad to see how the Betta is kept in many chain pet stores in small jars or small cups, often in very soiled water.
We need an easy-to-manage breed with an equally manageable tank
Bettas are very beautiful and unique-looking . They have brightly colored bodies and long, flowing fins. Like all fish, they are happiest when they’re swimming freely in their natural habitat.Betta fish are beautiful and calming to watch. Unlike most tropical fish, Bettas breathe by gulping air from the surface of the water. This allows them to live in non-aerated bowls and aquariums. Male Bettas will fight if kept together, but females can cohabitate in a large aquarium.