How to Take Care of Japanese Fighting Fish - Pets

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Betta fish are beautiful and elegant pets. Often called Siamese fighting fish, Bettas are vibrant and can live from two to four years with the proper care.
Betta Fish Care Infographic, a handy cheat sheet that will benefit any keepers of Siamese Fighting Fish.
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Generally it is considered a good community fish, however the Betta can get picked on. This fish cannot be housed with fin nipping fish. Other tanks mates will sometimes keep nudging it as if though to get it moving, and sometimes the fins become an easy target for an occasional nip. It has been noted that occasionally a Betta will attack other tank mates. This generally seems to be a case of misidentification, usually it's a brightly colored platy or molly.Male specimens are all but completely intolerant of each other and anything they mistake for another male Betta. The females are less aggressive towards each other but are still very hierarchal. Only one male can be kept in a tank as two males together will fight to the death. Females can be kept with each other, groups of 3 to 7 work well. A male can be kept with females if the tank is quite large and there are plenty of hiding places, however this is not generally recommended except when breeding, as they will often attack each other.A mix of neutral personalities of fish, that are not similar in looks, is an ideal goal for the range of tank mates. Be careful in selections as tank mates need to be very peaceful. Good tankmates include some of the species like the , , and White Cloud Mountain Minnow; some of the smaller like the Kuhlii species; Coryadoras ; ; and even African dwarf frogs. Avoid other species that are colorful or have long, flowing fins. Betta Fish Care Guides & Articles | Japanese Fighting Fish
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Betta Fish (also known as Siamese fighting fish) are one of the most popular freshwater fish for fish keepers, and are perfect for beginners. Originating from Thailand, these beautifully coloured fish are relatively easy to care for. However, as with all aquarium fish, there are certain things you need to know. That’s where we come in. This guide will teach you everything you need to know about caring for a Betta fish.The Siamese fighting fish, more commonly known as the betta fish, is one of the most popular aquarium fishes kept today. They are known for their elaborate fins, their easy care, and their extreme aggression towards any fish they perceive to be a male. Many myths surround the betta fish, which can lead to inproper care and pre-mature death. Betta fish, otherwise known as Siamese fighting fish, are hardy fish that are easy to for and will often live for more than three years if you follow the proper care instructions. By taking your role as caregiver seriously and providing your pet with everything it needs to live a healthy life, your betta will remain vibrantly colorful and happy for a very long time. Also called Siamese Fighting Fish, bettas are very popular pets. They can be easy to care for, and, under the right circumstances, they can live for several years. Wild betta live, on average, two years. However, in captivity, with the right care, a betta can live four years or more.The betta fish is also known as the “Japanese Fighting Fish.” It gets that name from its tendency to fight by nature. The male sex of these fish are extremely aggressive and will fight to the death. Male Bettas cannot be roommates with other fish and there are no exceptions. I don’t care about the 1% of people out there that have experimented with this and found a nice male. Experimenting like this is not right to the fish and morally wrong in my opinion. Fish get lots of stress when put in the wrong environment and stress causes fish to die. Long story short, male Bettas are not to be put with any other fish. Females can be happily put with other tropical Welcome to our extensive Betta fish care learning center! We are happy to provide you with all of the information you need to know to care for your beautiful Japanese fighting fish.