In this article we will address all the initial and ongoing costs of owning a Betta fish. Many of these costs you will be familiar with but some of these costs are missed by expectant Betta parents. It is important to research the cost before purchasing a pet to ensure you can afford them initially … Read more about The Cost of Setting Up and Caring for a Betta Fish
You've purchased your delicate Betta fish and have brought him or her home. One of the biggest decisions (of course equal first with which tank to purchase) once your little fish has settled in is what will you call your new family member? Some people are more creative than others when naming … Read more about Adorable Unisex Names for Your Betta Fish
Setting Your Tank Up For Plants Benefits to Having Plants Having a healthy plant in your tank will help to improve the water quality by filtering out waste and removing some of the CO2 that's produced by your fish and decomposing food left in the tank. This could also reduce the frequency … Read more about How To Setup an Aquatic Plant Environment For Your Betta
When buying our first betta, most of us ask our local fish store staff person for advice before anyone else. We believe they are the experts and rarely question the soundness of their advice. After all, if they work in a fish store they must know all about fish, right? Wrong. Sure there are … Read more about Can You Trust Your Local Fish Store Staff?
What Are Dominant and Recessive Genes? Betta breeders are most interested in understanding and manipulating genes for either color or tail type. Understanding the various genes and traits and how they are manipulated can be complicated. One of the first things you need to understand is the … Read more about Understanding Dominant and Recessive Genes in Betta Fish
I want to bring back an old article that was temporarily removed when we updated our site earlier this year. We’ve been getting a ton of emails from readers treating their bettas for all sorts of diseases. I wanted to be sure to share this information as a warning to all our readers. It’s … Read more about A Warning About Preventative Medicine & Aquarium Fish
So you need to know where to buy Betta Fish. Fortunately, bettas are easy to come by if you’re not too picky about the color or fin type you are looking for. Just about every fish store and general pet store has rows of colorful bettas for sale. Big Box Store Bettas Years ago the only betta fish … Read more about Betta Fish For Sale | Where to Buy Bettas
California Blackworms (Lumbriculus Variegatus), most commonly referred to as just blackworms, are a popular tropical fish food. In addition to feeding them to my betta fish, I have used them as the primary food for my Dwarf Puffers and Gouramis. These worms are fed live and while they can be … Read more about Preparing and Feeding Blackworms to Tropical Fish