The ‘Q & A’ Category

Betta Showing Stress After Aquarium Upgrade

abyss, originally uploaded by sanoi. MD wrote, First, I want to tell you how impressed I am with your website! Thank you so much for providing such a rich resource to betta enthusiasts! I am concerned about my betta fish, Nino. I have had him for three months and he has been a great companion [...]

Common Diseases Bettas Bring Home from the Fish Store – Velvet Disease

betta femmina, originally uploaded by altiebassi. Q: CSM wrote, Hey there, I was wondering if I could trouble you with a quick question. Three days ago I purchased a betta. At the time, he appeared to be in good health, and when i brought him home, he swam in his new tank and ate all [...]

Betta Fish and Filter Current

IMG_4794, originally uploaded by Bassline Audio Visual. Q: M wrote: WOW I have to say that your website is quite the place to find the answers your looking for so thank you so much in helping people find the right answers to keep their wonderful fish alive and well! I was wonder now if you [...]

How Bettas Handle Temperature Fluctuations

mitai May2, originally uploaded by misa212. Q: LAB wrote, I’ve been looking through your blog – so much helpful information. I’m currently cycling a tank (without fish), and am trying to regulate the temperature. During the day, I’ve got a light on for the live plants, and the water gets to about 80-82 degrees F, [...]

Beta Beta Beta: Betta Sororities

Q: KB wrote, I am writing you just to say that I love your site and the blog. It’s so informative and it’s great that there is someone out there who can provide correct information about bettas. I just recently logged on to check out the blog for updates and I saw that you used [...]

What is a Plakat Betta?

We now have a whole page dedicated to the beautiful short-finned Plakat Betta. Learn where they came from and how to pick the perfect Plakat. Q: MJ wrote, What is a Plakat Betta? A: In Western countries a Plakat (pronounced pla-COT) bettas are a short-finned variety of Betta Splendens. The bettas were originally selected out [...]

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