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
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?
Information on caring for the female betta is hard to find - especially females as pets and not breeding fish. Hopefully, I will be able to help you better understand the female betta. The female betta is a lot different than the males. Not only are they different physically, they are different … Read more about Betta Females-observations
Keeping a betta at work is a tad bit different than your betta at home. For one you have to consider water changes are more "timely" and "watched" by others as well as feeding and care. Feeding is a large issue because one - if you are not there, who will feed him? two - what if someone is … Read more about Caring for a Betta at Work
This article is dedicated to the unnamed Royal Blue and Magenta Betta that tragically died of a protozonine illness and to Dexter, the red betta that inspired this article. If you have read much about betta genetics, it is likely you have heard that some reds don't stay that way. If you're like … Read more about My Experience in Color Morphs
It is a well-known fact that male bettas cannot share a tank. They are aggressive and will fight, sometimes to the death. Many people can and do keep their male and females (only one male betta in the tank) in community tanks with other fish like gourami's and neon tetras Females bettas are … Read more about Community Females
The cichlid genus Pseudocrenilabrus consists of four scientifically named Dwarf Haplochromis endemic to the African continent. Here they are found in a variety of freshwater habitats (including rivers, sinkholes, lakes and creeks) abounding with natural forms of cover which afford protection against … Read more about A TASTE IN FINGERS? – BITTEN BY THE SOUTHERN MOUTHBROODER
When I first started keeping tropical fish as a young child, I often marveled at a fish many stores identified as the brichardi cichlid. The fish may not have been colored with the spectacular coloration of the Malawi Peacocks or the Victorian Haps, but what it lacked in flashy color the brichardi … Read more about Neolamprologus pulcher Daffodil II