I've done quite a bit of talking about Betta Fish and Bubble Nests, but I thought I'd write a more in-depth post about it since it seems to be one of the most common questions I get from Betta owners. Bubble nests can be extremely confusing for new betta owners, and I don't blame you if you thought your betta was sick or dying. My first thought was that the "waterfall" on my … [Read more...] about What Do You Need to Know About Betta Fish Bubble Nests?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be hard to choose what pet you should adopt, especially if it comes down to finances. It's good to know what the adoption fees/costs are before adopting a pet, so I thought I'd cover a little bit about how much Betta's typically cost. A few weeks ago I covered what the most expensive Betta fish went for, so I won't be covering that, … [Read more...] about How Much Are Betta Fish? What Do All The Types Cost?
I've gone on record saying fish are a great first pet but are also kind of difficult to take care of since a lot of the time you won't know what's going on in their little heads! I thought I'd compile a list of a few things you can check for to make sure your Betta is healthy and happy. Sign's They Are Happy Saying Hello to You Bettas are surprisingly social … [Read more...] about How to Tell if Your Betta Fish is Happy
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Let me start off by saying, taking care of Fish and Small Mammals is extremely difficult at points. While I still firmly believe that with parental guidance fish can be great first pets for younger folks, especially if you're a family with a tighter budget, it is pretty scary to know that you will probably miss most of the ailments that … [Read more...] about My Betta’s Eyes are Bulging and are Cloudy… is this Popeye?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's embarrassing to admit, but sometimes as pet parents, we go on vacations and don't have a way to feed our fish, so one of the most frequent questions easily becomes: How long can my fish survive without being fed. Since I keep Bettas, I'm going to speak specifically on them. Simple Answer There are actually too many factors to give a … [Read more...] about How Long Can a Betta Fish Go Without Food/Eating?
One of the most common questions about Betta Fish I used to get while working at the pet store was if you could keep male and female Bettas together, which would make complete sense. If Bettas want to reproduce, they must be able to live with other Bettas, right? SHORT ANSWER While it is possible for male and female bettas to live together in harmony, you will probably only … [Read more...] about Can you put a Male and Female Betta Fish Together? Can Betta Fish Live Together?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's always important to know what the life expectancy of your pet is before adopting them. This is important for two main reasons: So you know where your pet is in the ageing process This is important, especially for animals that need diet changes, or need to be checked for specific diseases or problems that arise with age. So you … [Read more...] about What Is the Life Expectancy of a Betta Fish? How Long Do They Live For?
Being a betta fish owner can be hard, and truthfully, I've found it to be even more difficult than being a cat owner at times. While it's true that the regular care routine for a betta fish is less rigorous than that of a cat, it can be much more difficult to tell if something is wrong with your betta fish than if something is wrong with a cat or a dog. Although cats … [Read more...] about Why is my Betta Fish Staying at the Bottom of the Tank? Are they sick? (Advice for Lethargic Bettas)
*This photo of the Thai-colored Plakat Betta was published on Kachen Worachai's Facebook page I often wonder what are the world's most expensive animals and how much they are sold for, and I'm sure you've had similar thoughts. It's a well-known fact that some animals are sold for tens of thousands of dollars. Though I didn't think that Bettas were going to sell anywhere … [Read more...] about What Was the Most Expensive Betta Fish Sold in the World? How Much Did/Does It Cost?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I feel like I don't write enough posts about the little ones we have other than Beau. For those of you who are newer, or may have forgotten, I actually also have a fishie named Blub who's still swimmin' with us! I'm also the co-parent of a cutie named Walker who actually lives with my mother now since he and Beau do not get along … [Read more...] about Bringing Blub (Our Betta Fish) to our new Home!