Yes bettas can live in a filterless tank/bowl but sometimes you get tired of having to clean his tank every week or every other week. I have several tanks of varying sizes and decided that anything over 2 gallons needed a filter. I saw the air filters (have a sponge that your air tube fits into). … Read more about Air Filters for Betta-Good or Bad?
The neon tetra is a small schooling fish that is a very active community fish. They are not aggressive and are not known to be tail biters. The most popular neon are those that add a touch of red, white and blue to your tank but there is a less popular orange neon. Neons do need some sort of air … Read more about Betta Friends, The Neon Tetra
Everyone has seen the beautiful fins of the betta splendin - like a large flowing flag showing his colors. Yes, these are male bettas. But do you know what the females look like? Did you know females can sometimes exhibit longer finnage than usual? Here are some other ways you can sex your … Read more about Male or Female?
It's a long story, but necessary to illustrate how my obsession with bettas turned from triumph to tragedy all in one year. I got my first betta about a year ago when I was going into my first ye ar at college. I was looking for a simple-to-care-for pet that was fun and exciting (little did I … Read more about My Experience female community tanks
You can see my "medicine cabinet" for bettas above. A lot of readers are curious what I would have in such a thing. A lot of people want to know how they can create one for themselves. Why is a betta medicine cabinet important? I find it is helpful to have all your stuff in one place. Also, it … Read more about The Betta Medicine Cabinet
So you are a Betta fanatic. So you have a TON of Bettas. Or maybe just a few. ;) However, you don't know where to put them, or how to make them look like they have a comfortable place in your home? I have a few suggestions that you just might take to heart, then! First, you have to be very … Read more about Betta, betta everywhere. Now what?
I've read over and over and over again about how you should never put a female in with a male unless she is with eggs. Except for a small article I found on Petsmart.com where it said a male can be kept with females and gentle fish, I thought that the guys would be bachelors forever (except for … Read more about My Experience Male & Female Cohabitation
No matter how long we want our bettas to live, there comes a time in our lives, and theirs, when their death becomes inevitable. How can we better grieve for our little guys. No matter how hard you try, your betta's life will eventually come to an end be it to an untreatable illness or old age. … Read more about A Betta Goodbye