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?
Betta Fish Care
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)?
Seeing your betta fish act weird, stop eating, or begin acting lethargic at the bottom of their tank can be extremely unsettling. The truth is that sometimes betta illnesses can sneak up on you out of nowhere. Because this is true, it's going to be extremely important that you keep a close eye on your betta fish and get to know what their sleeping habits are and how active … [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?
It can be hard to diagnose what your betta fish has, or even know if your betta fish is sick if you don't know what you're looking for. Betta fish are extremely active and friendly pets who should get excited whenever you walk into the room. They should be responsive and should follow your finger whenever you place it on their tank. So let's give you the upper … [Read more...] about 18 Most Common Betta Fish Illnesses, Symptoms & Remedies
When it comes to adopting a new pet, it's important to take the time to learn and understand the basics of taking care of them. Luckily for betta fish, there aren't too many factors you need to know about taking care of them and care is fairly straight forward. Bettas need a good amount of space, a nice warm and clean tank, and need to be fed regularly. Betta food comes … [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?
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?
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?