I feel like keeping one fish often floodgates into the interest of keeping a couple, a colony or even a fully-balanced ecosystem. I know shortly after we adopted Blub I started researching ways of creating a balanced ecosystem with betta fish. My research originally lead me to discover the AquaFarm, which excited me because it felt like the first step towards becoming a … [Read more...] about Can Algae Eaters Live with Betta Fish? Which Are the Best for new Betta Fish Owners?
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Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's not uncommon for a new fish owner to assume that any container that can hold water is fine for keeping fish. Think about it, whenever you think of a new pet fish, you think of those fish in little plastic baggies from the carnival. Pet stores that sell animals tend to keep certain fish, like betta fish, in small cups, so they must … [Read more...] about Can a Betta Fish Live in a Small Fish Bowl? Do Bettas Need Tanks?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's a common misconception that Betta Fish cannot live with other fish, however, this is not true. I've already covered whether or not you can put male and female bettas together and I gave a nod to the fact that other species of fish can live in harmony with Bettas. So let's get started and cover some of the most basic questions. DO … [Read more...] about Can Betta Fish Live with Other Fish? Which Fish?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, One of the scariest things for pet parents is the worry of whether or not their pet is sick or in pain. Unfortunately, it can be a bit difficult to tell whether your Betta Fish is A-Okay, but I would give a quick read on how to make sure betta fish is happy and the signs of whether or not your Betta is sick as well as the topmost … [Read more...] about How Long Do Betta Fish Sleep? Is My Betta Fish Dying?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Sometimes it's a bit confusing to tell when fish sleep, especially because they have no eyelids! So, do Betta Fish sleep and if so, how do you know they're taking a nap? So Do Betta Fish Sleep? Absolutely, Bettas, as well as all other fish, definitely need sleep! When do Bettas sleep and when are they most active? Unlike a number of … [Read more...] about How Do Betta Fish Sleep?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be hard to find a good fish tank that is suitable for your pets. This is even truer when you're trying to keep multiple fish in one tank. While you can house multiple Bettas in one large tank, an easier option can be to buy a tank with dividers. So, let's look at some of the most competitive tanks on the market and see if they're any … [Read more...] about Our Top And Bottom Multiple Betta Fish Tanks
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I'm very important to know how big your animals are going to get, especially if they are animals that need to be caged or in tanks. While you may assume that the smaller the animal, the smaller the cage/enclosure needs to be, this isn't always true. For example for Betta Fish, you're going to want to make sure your tank is at least … [Read more...] about How Big Do Betta Fish Grow? How Do I Make Sure They Grow Larger?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be confusing when you see two of the same animals fighting, especially when they fight to the death. This can be very true of those who decide to keep Betta Fish. Why is it that betta fish have the nickname "fighter fish" and why is it that they will always fight to the death? Also, if they always fight to the death, how do they … [Read more...] about Why and How Do Betta Fish Fight?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, A lot of times it's hard to figure out what's the best diet for your pet, especially when you speak to customer representatives who do not have the knowledge or even own the pets. I found this especially true about fish. So, what do we do as pet owners? We take to the internet and do some research on what the best types of foods … [Read more...] about What Is a Betta Fish’s Natural Diet? What Is the Best Type of Food (Pellets, Freeze-Dried, Frozen or Raw)?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Even though I wrote a long article of the most common Betta illnesses, one of the most common questions I still get is "Is my Betta Fish Dying?" So, I thought I'd write a post specifically on that and ways you can tell if your Betta is doing well or if they may be passing over the rainbow bridge soon. COLOURING How does your Betta look? … [Read more...] about Is my Betta Fish Dying? How do I know if my Betta is Sick?