The ‘Tankmates’ Category

Betta Tankmates – 7 Things You Must Consider

So you are thinking about getting a buddy for your betta fish? With all the options, selecting a tankmate for your betta can be a daunting task. There is so much to consider. Here is our list of the top 7 things to consider when selecting a tankmate for your betta. 1. Betta’s Temperment – [...]

Female Bettas: Sorority Sisters Fight Too

Quick Tip Female Betta fish can be feistier than Christian Bale on theatrical rampage. Many fighting fish enthusiasts keep female only tanks because they are more communal than their male counterparts only to be surprised later by nipped fins and missing scales. If your girls aren’t playing nice consider spreading out the aggression by keeping [...]

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 [...]

Large Aquariums: Housing Male Bettas with Females

Q: Anon wrote, I have a 20 gal long with some peaceful community fish and I’m currently keeping a male and female in separate tanks. I’d like to add them both to this one tank but don’t know how they will react in the same tank. Is it safe to house them together? A: Generally [...]