The Truth About Betta Breeding Part 3 – Raising the Fry (Video)

You successfully bred bettas to produce dozens of fry – now what? How do you raise these fry into beautiful bettas? It’s not as hard as you may think. You just need to follow some guidelines. In this Part 3 of our 3-part video series, we discuss the two most important aspects to raising healthy betta fry. Enjoy!

Betta Fish Tank Setup – Part 3

Betta Fish Tank Setup - Part 3

In Part 2, we talked about the enjoyable aspect of setting up your fish tank with decorative items. In this article, we will discuss some of the mandatory elements that are needed to provide the necessities for the health of your Betta. 1. Aeration Aeration within your aquarium is very important for your Betta. Even … Read more

Betta Tails

Betta Tails

Comb Ray extensions around outer edge – comb-like appearance Crown Distinguished spiky grooves at the end – rays extend further than the comb tail Delta Triangular – the V shape gives it its name for the Greek letter Double An inbred mutation – dorsal fin is same length as anal fin with 2 caudal lobes … Read more

Betta Fish Tank Setup – Part 2

Betta Fish Tank Setup - Part 2

Setting up your new fish tank for your Betta Fish can be a very exciting and rewarding process. However, it can also be a headache if you do not follow and adhere to specific instructions. In Part 1, we explained the beginnings of the tank setup which includes having your aquarium cleaned and placed on … Read more

Betta Fish Aquarium Behavior

Betta Fish Aquarium Behavior

Betta fish are known for their aggressive behavior, especially when they are placed with other fish. As a result of their ancestry stemming from male Siamese Fighting Fish protecting their territory, Bettas can become quite brutal when agitated. Some Betta owners believe that only male Betta is aggressive. Actually, both male and female Bettas can … Read more

Care & Treatment of Velvet

Care & Treatment of Velvet

Velvet, one of the most common diseases affecting betta fish, surfaces from contact with one of several species of the parasite Oodinium, and it can affect every Betta in your tank. Velvet is not select, and it will attack all kinds of fish, even newborns. Goldfish, killifish, anabantoids, zebrafish, and danios are especially susceptible to … Read more

Betta Fish Tank Setup – Part 1

Blue betta swimming next to snail

You’ve decided to take the plunge and get yourself a beautiful Betta Fish! There are many books and articles that explain the nature of this fish as well as the betta types available for purchase. But where do you begin? It’s important to understand all aspects regarding the “housing” of your fish in order to … Read more

Quick Reference Guide for Betta Diseases (Video)

Are you worried about your betta getting sick? Do you need a quick answer to find treatment options for your sick betta? This handy betta fish disease guide is perfect for the betta owner who needs a quick reference sheet on the most common betta fish diseases along with some rare ones. I created it after seeing so many betta owners struggle with keeping their pet fish well. I hope you enjoy and learn a lot from it!

Care & Treatment of Fin Rot

Care & Treatment of Fin Rot

Fin Rot is one of the most common, yet preventable aquarium fish diseases. It often occurs simultaneously with other diseases and is caused by a bacterial infection. Fin Rot Symptoms One of the earliest symptoms is ragged fins. As the disease progresses, the fins become increasingly shorter and some whiteness appears on the edges. Cotton … Read more