Betta Fish Poll Results: Where Do You Buy Your Betta Fish?

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The answers to last weeks Betta Poll are in: Where do you buy your betta fish? It seems that most betta keepers are getting their fish at large retail stores but local fish stores are not far behind in the rankings.

59% (13 Votes) Large Pet Retailer (PetCo, PetSmart, Walmart)
40% (9 Votes) Local Fish Store
4% (1 Vote) Online
9% (2 Votes) Direct from Breeder
4% (1 Vote) Aquarium Club / Tropical Fish Society

As a follow up to our article Should Betta Fish Breeders Stop Breeding Veil Tail Bettas we ask the question; will you continue to buy veil tail bettas? Let us know where you stand by answering the poll in the right column.

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Christie F is a Betta splendens hobbyist that enjoys spending time caring for her fish and helping new betta keepers learn the ropes. More posts by:

5 Comments for this entry

  1. Anna says:

    Thank you for following! I love your blog. I should blog about our fish tanks, I think you’d dig ‘em!

  2. Anonymous says:

    The betta in the picture looks exactly like mine. He hasn’t been eating lately. He used to be a pig! Kind of making me nervous.

  3. Christie says:

    Anonymous, You may want to read The 4 Most Common Signs of Illness in Betta Fish from earlier this month. It might be helpful to you.

  4. Anonymous says:

    Thanks! I realized it began right after I changed his water last time. I’ve got him in a half gallon betta tank. No filter. Do you think this is a big enought home for him, or should I get something bigger? Thanks!

  5. Anonymous says:

    i got a 35 gallon tank haf full with male in it i put female in a zep lock bag and morbils in it to it will got to bottom and it can hold air and haf water he will make a nice nist i am on my 3 female going littiler each time he can't hold on to thim in the hold maybe this time he will

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