Betta Patoti

In The Wild

Date Classified:


Native Location:

East Kalimantan, Borneo


River drainage basin

Water and Hardness:

Calcium-magnesium – 10

Water Temperature:

74-83 degrees Fahrenheit

Water pH:


In Aquaria:

Physical Appearance:

  • Large head
  • Large eyes
  • Brown body with lighter horizontal stripe
  • Male – iridescent green scales
  • Male – red spots above and below the lips
  • Female – lighter brown
  • Female – body has black blotches

Water and Hardness:

Calcium-magnesium – 6; alkalinity – 2

Water Temperature:

75 degrees Fahrenheit

Water pH:



As with most other mouthbrooders, the tank should be a 20 -gallon size. Cover and equip with many types of vegetation rooted on bottom and floating on the water’s surface.