Posts Tagged ‘labyrinth organ

Betta Fish Hammock

If you stop to watch your betta for a few minutes you will see him surface, sticking his mouth above water, to suck in air. Though they have gills, they still rely on their labyrinth organ (similar to lungs) to gain oxygen from the atmosphere. This allows them to survive in poorly oxygenated waters where [...]

Lifecycle of Siamese Fighting Fish

Betta splendens go through several unique and interesting lifecycle stages. Here is a brief introduction to the Lifecycle of the Siamese Fighting Fish – Betta splendens. FERTILIZATION: During spawning, the male and female betta join in what is known as an embrace where they curl their bodies together, aligning their reproductive organs together, under the [...]