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

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

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

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

betta brownorum

Wild Betta fish | 9 fascinating alternatives to domestic Bettas!

If I say “Betta,” you say “splendens,” right? After all, Betta splendens (aka Siamese fighting fish) are the fish that most aquarists know and love. Their aggressive temperament can be a hassle, but their beautiful coloration and fun personalities more than make up for that. But did you know there’s more to these fish than just being … Read more

Betta Fish Feeding

Betta Food & Feeding- The Do’s And Don’ts

Figuring out the best diet for your betta fish can be quite a challenge. There are many different brands and varieties of betta fish food available in pet/aquarium stores and online, but unfortunately, not all of them are high-quality or even good to feed your betta! If you’re struggling with what, when, or how to … Read more

Betta Fish Types

Betta Fish Types | Betta Splendens

If you’re looking to get a new fish, betta fish come in many tail types and can get pretty confusing. Pet store labeling is often incorrect, which can lead to even further confusion, leaving you wondering which type of betta fish you’re really looking at. If you’re trying to learn about the different types of betta … Read more

What Is The Labyrinth Organ?

I’m happy to announce we’re having a guest poster today. Izzy the Fish Girl from Sitting by the Koi Pond has written an article about the labyrinth organ for us – a must-read for any Betta or Gourami fan. Siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens) are some of the world’s most popular aquarium pets. Their shape and long … Read more

betta water quality

The Relationship Between Water Quality and your Betta’s Health

This is a guest post by Adam of Betta Fish Center! Water to bettas is like air to humans… so you can understand why the quality of your betta’s water is vitally important to betta fish care as it assists with keeping these pet fish not only healthy, but also content and happy in their aquatic … 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 long do Betta fish live? If you're wondering how long you can expect your beloved Betta to be with you and what affects Betta fish lifespan, this article will help.

How long do Betta fish live? All about Betta fish lifespan

If you’ve just gotten your own first Betta or maybe unfortunately just lost a fish, you might be wondering about Betta fish lifespan. How long do Betta fish live? How old do they get and what influences their survival? In this article we’ll give you the short answer first and then go into factors that affect Betta … Read more

rosetail betta

Rosetail Betta: The Downside Of Beauty

Betta fish are one of the most popular pet fish worldwide today, second only to the traditional goldfish. There are many different variations of betta fish. But sometimes, those stunning looks come at a cost to the fish’s health and welfare, and unfortunately, that rings true with the beautiful rosetail betta. So, what’s so bad … Read more

betta tank mates

Betta tankmates | 6 species that can be kept with Betta fish

One question that comes to the minds of many (new) Betta fish owners is whether it’s possible to get a few friends for their fish. After all, doesn’t one single betta with an entire aquarium to itself eventually become awfully lonely? Although there are a few options when it comes to Betta tankmates, your fish … 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

betta bowl

Why betta bowls are bad

Even though awareness on betta fish care seems to be slowly spreading, both pet stores and the internet are still an enormous source of misinformation. Betta bowls, vases and tiny “aquariums” are still sold on a large scale, which means many unfortunate bettas die a premature death due to bad housing. Even though bettas are very small … Read more