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
Betta Fish Care
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 and How Much Do I Feed My Betta Fish?
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?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, 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 … [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. … [Read more...] about What is the Life Expectancy of a Betta Fish? How long do they live for?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Being a fish owner can be hard, and sometimes I've found it even more difficult than being a cat owner. While it's true that you have to do a lot less for fish, sometimes you just don't know if something is wrong with your fish because they can't tell you how they're feeling. You may remember almost a year ago I did a 100% water change that … [Read more...] about Why is my Betta Fish Staying at the Bottom of the Tank? Are they sick? (Advice for Lethargic Bettas)