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Siamese Fighting Fish

Siamese Fighting Fish
Betta Splendens

Length: 3.0"
Sex: The male is more brightly colored with longer fins.
Feeding: Flakes and various live foods are accepted. Likes bloodworms.
Social Behaviour: Two males will fight to the death. Only one male can be kept in a tank. However several females can be kept together.


Up Keep: A single male will be fine if kept in a community tank. These fish prefer warm water with a temperature around 75 to 85 F.
Breeding: The male builds a bubble nest at the surface of the water. Water surface should be still to allow for the nest to be built. Lower the water level and the fry will hatch after 24 hrs.
Comments: Keeping a Betta fish in a small glass container is cruel to the fish. The fish should be kept in a tank with good heating and filtration.


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