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How Often to Change Betta Water | How to Change Betta Fish Water

  Learning how often to change the water in your betta tank, and how to change it is the most important factor in the long term health of your fish. High ammonia and nitrate levels caused by waste aren’t visible but can seriously stress out and cause harm to …

How to Feed a Betta Fish | How Often to Feed a Betta Fish

People are often confused about how to feed a Betta Fish, and how often. Betta’s are a different kind of fish that eats a variety of food, the least favorite being the traditional “flakes” you’re probably used to feeding other fish. This article contains info on: How much …

How to tell if your Betta is sick and what you can do about it

We all want to see our Bettas happy, colorful and thriving, and it can be downright depressing to see our fish sick. First, here are some signs that your Betta is happy, healthy and doing well: eating at all feedings showing all fins. Bettas like to spread these out while …

Can your Betta Fish have a tank mate?

Hopefully your Betta Fish is well adjusted to its new environment in the tank. Perhaps your Betta is looking a bit lonely and you were thinking it may need some company? Today we’ll learn a few things you need to know about your Betta before adding any ‘friends’ to …

How to correctly bring your Betta Fish home from the pet store

Today I’m going to talk about the very critical step: Taking your Betta home from the pet store. You see, the ride home for a Betta fish can be a very stressful event. Any sort of rapid change in environment for a fish is stressful and bad for their …

Why its critical to add substrate to your Betta Fish tank

In the last lesson I talked about the ideal tank size and water conditions for Betta Fish. Todays Lesson: Why its critical to add substrate to your Betta Fish tank. Your first question may be “what is substrate?” Substrate is basically fish tank gravel. Most people think it gets added to …

What type of tank will your Betta thrive in?

Did you realize that many Betta fish become sluggish and ill due to poor tank conditions only a few months after coming home from the pet store? And this isn’t to say that peoples tanks are dirty, just poorly set up. In the wild Betta Fish live in stagnant low oxygen …

Betta Tank Mates – Your Betta Can Live With Other Fish

Betta Tank Mates are NOT out of the question! Yes, when you bought your Betta Fish at the pet store it may have seemed strange to see them alone in their own separate containers, while entire tanks of other fish swam in peaceful harmony. This may seem strange …