Why Do Betta Blow Bubbles

Why Do Betta Blow Bubbles: A Complete Guide

If you have betta fish, you may have noticed them blowing bubbles in your tank. So, why do betta fish blow bubbles in fish tanks? Are these air bubbles that the fish has gulped at the water surface? Is a bubble-blowing betta sick? Keep reading to discover the answers to all your questions and find … Read more

betta fish laying on side

Betta Fish Laying On Side: Causes And Solutions 

Have you recently looked in your aquarium to find your betta fish laying on its side at the bottom of the tank? Though this isn’t expected behavior, it’s not necessarily a bad one either. There are a few reasons why your betta fish might be laying on its side, like age, sickness, or water quality, … Read more

Best Betta Fish

The Best Betta Fish Species To Keep In Your Tank

After the traditional goldfish, bettas are just about the most popular choice of pet fish on the planet. Bettas are intelligent, interactive, colorful freshwater fish that come in a dazzling array of beautiful forms, making them much-loved by aquarium hobbyists.  So, what’s not to love about a betta fish? But there are so many different … Read more

Dragon Betta

Dragon Scale Betta (Betta Splendens) Care Sheet

This ancient fish gets an ancient makeover. The dragon scale betta, or simply referred to as dragon breeds, is a relatively new variety of betta fish with accentuated scales and often metallic coloration. While these fish are desired by many for their stoic appearances, the consequences of selective breeding are often seen through eventual blindness.  … Read more

Betta Hammock

Best Betta Hammock – Our Top 5 Picks

Watch your betta for a while, and you will undoubtedly notice him sucking in gulps of air at the water surface. But don’t panic! Bettas are labyrinth breathers. That means they can breathe atmospheric air, and this evolutionary quirk enables wild bettas to survive in poorly oxygenated water during the dry season. Bettas are also surface … Read more

Mustard Gas Betta

Mustard Gas Betta Care Sheet

Betta fish come in many color morphs and forms, making them an extremely popular choice of aquarium fish with hobbyists worldwide. In this guide, we take a detailed look at the beautiful mustard gas betta, including how to care for the fish and where you can buy them. What is a mustard gas betta? The … Read more

White Opal Betta

White Opal Betta

Betta fish are an extremely popular species of freshwater fish that many hobbyists enjoy keeping as pets. Bettas come in a mind-blowing range of colors and forms, many of which are truly spectacular. The White Opal betta is a color morph that’s not as in demand as other brighter shades, and that’s a shame because … Read more

pink betta fish

Pink Betta Fish

With their bright colors and spectacular finnage, betta fish are one of the most popular freshwater tropical aquarium fish in the hobby. Bettas come in a remarkable range of bright colors, including red, blue, purple, gold, black, white, and multicolored. But have you ever seen a bright pink betta? Genuine pink bettas aren’t a common … Read more

green betta fish

Green Betta Fish: One Of the Rarest Colors

Betta fish, also commonly referred to as Siamese fighting fish, are known for their beauty and aggression but some hobbyists take these traits to the extreme. One of the ways that betta fish have been changed through the years is by selective breeding. This requires breeding two fish with admiral traits and either getting an … Read more

Best Betta Fish Tanks

Betta Fish Tanks: Our Top Five Betta Homes

A betta fish may be the very first fish you plan on getting. But since the pet store keeps them in small containers with no filtration, that obviously means that you can get a small tank for your betta fish too, right? No. Unfortunately, there are a lot of misconceptions about how to properly care … Read more

Koi Betta Fish

Koi Betta: Betta splendens Marble Variation

The koi betta is a variation of Betta splendens, otherwise known as the Siamese fighting fish, with striking patterns that resemble that of a typical koi fish. Their aquarium husbandry does not differ from that of any other betta fish variation, but their beautiful colorings can lead to some unfortunate health problems. Keep reading to … Read more

Crowntail Betta

Crowntail Betta: Betta Splendens Family Care Guide

The Crowntail Betta is a truly beautiful fish that’s one of the most popular choices among hobbyists in the U.S. and around the world, largely because of their incredible caudal or tail fin! Crowntails are a variety of Betta splendens. These spectacular tropical fish are relatively easy to care for, as long as you give … Read more

Ultimate Plakat Betta Care Guide For Aquarist

Ultimate Plakat Betta Care Guide For Aquarist

Most hobbyists are familiar with betta fish, also sometimes known as Siamese Fighting Fish or Japanese Fighting Fish. These brilliantly colored fish with their amazing flowing fins and tails are often the species that first gets fishkeepers interested in taking up the hobby in the first place. Indeed, many of those early enthusiasts subsequently go … Read more

The Need to Know's of a King Betta

The Need to Know’s of a King Betta

Betta fish, also known as Siamese Fighting fish, are popular with hobbyists for their beautiful finnage and dazzling colors. There are over 73 varieties of betta, including the King betta and Giant betta, which are often confused. In this article, we introduce you to these amazing swimming jewels and tell you how to give your … Read more

How To Care For A Black Orchid Betta

How To Care For A Black Orchid Betta

Male betta fish, also known as Siamese Fighting fish, come in a dazzling range of stunning colors and finnage varieties, making one of these spectacular fish the perfect addition to a community display tank. Of all the colors of bettas that are widely available, the black orchid betta is among the most popular and sought … Read more