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)?
Betta Fish Care
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?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's always worrisome when you have problems getting your pet to eat. Trust me, we had a number of scares with our little ones on a number of occasions. Something I get asked fairly frequently is "Why isn't my Betta fish eating? Is he sick? Is he dying?" and I thought I'd share some insight into why your Betta fish may not be … [Read more...] about My Betta Fish Isn’t Eating! Is my Betta Sick? Is my Betta Dying?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's great to have the upper hand and learn about what sorts of illnesses your fish can get before they get them. For that reason, I thought I'd compile a list of the most common illnesses, symptoms and some of the recommended methods of getting them better. First Signs of an Unhealthy Betta Before you diagnose what your Betta may have, … [Read more...] about 18 Most Common Betta Fish Illnesses, Symptoms & Remedies
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Every animal needs to be taken care of in a specific way. Some of the most valuable information to have is how much to feed your pets. Overfeeding or underfeeding can be detrimental to your pet's health and you want to make sure that you are giving your pet all the nutrition they need. We've been keeping Bettas for about 2 years now, and … [Read more...] about How Often Should I Feed My Betta Fish? How Much?
Hey Pet Parents, It can be a shock when your little ones suddenly become pregnant, even if they are fish, but what may be a bigger shock is... your Betta being pregnant! The biggest reason for this is... your Betta ISN'T pregnant. I get a bit curious when I get e-mails or questions about how to properly take care of a pregnant Betta, but it's not the most common knowledge … [Read more...] about Is my Betta Fish Pregnant? How do I tell? How Do Betta Fish Mate?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, 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 … [Read more...] about What Do You Need to Know About Betta Fish Bubble Nests?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, 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 … [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?