Why Is My Betta Fish Turning White? Causes and Treatments
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Why Is My Betta Fish Turning White? Causes and Treatments

Thanks to hundreds of years of selective breeding, betta fish are now one of the most popular fish in the United States, due in no small part to their vibrant colors. Royal blue and poppy red are the most common, but some species have flowing fins with cream-and-brown dappling or spikey fins with a metallic…

11 Betta Fish Toys For a Happy Betta
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11 Betta Fish Toys For a Happy Betta

The betta fish, also known as the Siamese fighting fish, is among the most popular tropical fish today due to its bright colors and gorgeous flowing tail. Betta fish have great personalities and will love to interact with you and their environment when they’re happy and healthy.  Many beginner fish keepers are drawn to the…

Can Male and Female Betta Fish Live Together?
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Can Male and Female Betta Fish Live Together?

Betta fish are almost always the choice for new fishkeeping enthusiasts. When setting up your betta fish aquarium, you may have heard the golden rule when it comes to bettas: don’t put two bettas in the same fish tank unless you’re ready for a fish fight. There’s a reason, after all, why betta fish are also…

The Best Freshwater Fish for 5-Gallon Tank
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The Best Freshwater Fish for 5-Gallon Tank

Most beginner fishkeepers tend to opt for a 5-gallon tank to start their fishkeeping journey. 5-gallon tanks are a great first aquarium as they’re convenient and small enough to fit in condos or apartments, or in spaces without a lot of room to hold larger aquariums. Because of their smaller size, however, you’ll want to…

Betta Fish Popeye: Treatment, Causes, Symptoms
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Betta Fish Popeye: Treatment, Causes, Symptoms

Betta fish is a freshwater fish having its roots in multiple South Asian Countries, namely Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Bettas are an intrinsic part of the culture and economies of some South Asian countries and are also famous for being the National Aquatic Animal of Thailand.  Domesticated almost 1000 years ago…

All About Swim Bladder Disease in Betta Fish
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All About Swim Bladder Disease in Betta Fish

If you’re noticing weird behavior in your betta, like abnormal swimming, floating vertically, on its side, or upside down, there’s a good chance it may have swim bladder disease. I’ve seen this condition with my bettas at least once and will walk you through navigating and treating it. Firstly, there’s no need to panic as…

6 Causes of the Betta Fish Vertical Death Hang & What to Do
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6 Causes of the Betta Fish Vertical Death Hang & What to Do

Betta fish, like most other sea creatures, swim horizontally. When something is wrong, however, there’s a chance it starts swimming vertically with its head facing up. Even though this doesn’t last too long and it can go back to swimming horizontally after a few hours, you should still be concerned.  The vertical death hang has…

Do Betta Fish Sleep? Betta Sleeping Patterns & Care Guide
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Do Betta Fish Sleep? Betta Sleeping Patterns & Care Guide

If you’re new to betta fish keeping, you might be wondering, “Do betta fish sleep?” The simple answer is yes. But, how do they sleep? And how can you ensure your betta’s environment is set up for a rejuvenating rest? Bettas sleep by staying in one position in different areas of the tank. Mostly, they’ll…