How To Create The Perfect Betta Fish Aquarium: An Expert Guide
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How To Create The Perfect Betta Fish Aquarium: An Expert Guide

Betta fish are popular among aquarium enthusiasts of all levels; however, creating a healthy and happy environment for these fish requires more than just putting them in a water bowl.  In this guide, we’ll provide our expert tips on choosing the right tank, equipment, and water conditions for your betta fish, selecting compatible tank mates,…

Betta Fish Tumor: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment
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Betta Fish Tumor: Symptoms, Causes, & Treatment

It’s possible to think that each lump on your betta fish is cancerous and fatal when some are not. It can be scary to fishkeepers when their betta fish develops a tumor that causes poor health or even leads to death. It can also be equally dangerous to stick to similar treatments for every lump…

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…

Types Of Betta Fish: Tail Shapes, Colors, and Patterns
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Types Of Betta Fish: Tail Shapes, Colors, and Patterns

The betta fish is a freshwater fish from Southeast Asia commonly found in shallow rice paddies, stagnant ponds, marshes, and slow-moving streams. Also known as the Siamese fighting fish, bettas are a unique pet fish with many different types and classifications. They come in various shapes, colors, and patterns, and due to this variation, you may…

Betta Fish Dropsy Treatment
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Betta Fish Dropsy Treatment

Betta fish are a hardy species commonly kept in captivity; however, they’re susceptible to various diseases if not given optimal care. One of those diseases is dropsy. Betta fish dropsy is an aquarist’s nightmare, as it’s as difficult to spot as it is to treat. Most aquarists will encounter this disease at some point in…

Do Betta Fish Need a Filter in Their Tank?
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Do Betta Fish Need a Filter in Their Tank?

While it’s possible to keep a betta without using a filter, it’s safer for the fish and more efficient to use one. This is because manually cleaning a betta tank is not only strenuous, but also time consuming. Although bettas are a resilient breed of fish, every species has a limit and it’s best to…

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…

What Is Cotton Wool Disease in Betta Fish?
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What Is Cotton Wool Disease in Betta Fish?

When properly cared for, betta fish are hardy and thrive in captivity; however, they can become afflicted with illness when not properly cared for. One such disease is known as cotton wool disease. This disease is highly contagious and will kill your betta fish if left untreated. That’s why it’s important to know how to recognize and treat…

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…