Siamese fighting fish /Betta Fish Care



Siamese fighting fish /Betta Fish Care
Siamese fighting fish /Betta Fish Care


Siamese fighting fish /Betta Fish Care. Siamese fighting fish /Beta fish is Very good fish.
It is very nice to see and there are many types of colors. Now, this fish is very populous. Now everyone wants to keep this fish home. The most common thing is to keep it at home because this fish looks beautiful from other fish. And keeping this fish is very easy.
Let's see why this fish has become more poppy than other fish.
The first reason that it can be said is that this fish is available in different colors.
Along with the color, the shape of this fish is of many types. Among them, "Clowntail" and "Moontail"

One of these fish is particularly special, that the boy and girl are two different looking fish. The boy's body color and the fin, both of which are colorful and large. The girl's body color and the fin, both are not good.

Siamese fighting fish /Betta Fish Care. "Details".



Siamese fighting fish /Betta Fish Care

Common Colours:

Pure Red
Super Blue
 Yellow
Opaque
Super Black
Super White
Orange
Marble
Candy
Nemo
Galaxy Nemo
Koi
Alien
Copper
Cellophane
Gold
Galaxy Koi

Rarer Colours:


Super Orange
Metallic
Turquoise
Lavender
Mustard Gas
Grizzle
Green

Siamese fighting fish /Betta Fish Care


Colour patterns:




Solid – The entire fish is one color with no variations

Bi-colour – The fins must be a different color to the body to be a Bi-colour.

Cambodian – The body is pale, almost colorless, and the fins are a solid color

Butterfly – The fins have distinct bands of colors

Marble – Irregular patterns throughout the body and fin

Piebald – pale flesh-colored face irrespective of the body color.

Full Mask – the face is the same color as the body rather than what it would naturally be which would be darker than the body

Dragon – rich strong base color with the scales on the main part of the body a pale iridescent

Multicolour – 3 or more colors on the body that does not fit into any other pattern category

Pastel – A light shade of color seen only on the fins, the body remains a flesh hue.

Koi - Koi are judged from the top down and look like their goldfish counterparts. Patterns should be uniform with clean color defining lines.

Nemo - are either white based or orange based and have 3 or 4 main colors. Orange, red, yellow, black

Siamese fighting fish /Betta Fish Care


Finnage variations:


Breeders have developed several different finance and scale variations:
Veil tail - extended finnage length and non-symmetrical tail; caudal fin rays usually only split once; the most common tail type seen in pet stores.

Crown tail - fin rays are extended well beyond the membrane and consequently the tail can take on the appearance of a crown; also called fringetail

Comb tailless extended version of the crown tail, derived from breeding crown and another finnage type

Half-moon - "D" shaped caudal fin that forms a 180° angle, the edges of the tail are crisp and straight

Over-half-moon or Super Delta tail - caudal fin is in excess of the 180° angle, the byproduct of trying to breed half-moons can sometimes cause problems because the fins are too big for the fish to swim properly

Rose tail - variation with so much finnage that it overlaps and looks like a rose
Feathertail - similar to the rose tail, with a rougher appearance

Plakat - short fins that resemble the fins seen in wild-type bettas

Half-moon plakat - short-finned half-moon; plakat and half-moon cross

Double tail or Full-moon - the tail fin is duplicated into two lobes and the dorsal fin is significantly elongated, the two tails can show different levels of bifurcation depending on the individual

Delta tail - tail spread less than that of a half-moon {<180°}

Half-sun - combtail with caudal fin going 180°, like a half-moon

Elephant ear - pectoral fins are much larger than normal, often white, resembling the ears of an elephant

Spade tail - caudal fin has a wide base that narrows to a small point

Siamese fighting fish /Betta Fish Care

Beta fish facts:




Bettas prefer slightly acidic water (pH 6.5 to 7) and warm water. Cold water can suppress the immune system and cause illness.
Bettas have several different tail shapes - the most common being the "veil tail." Other tail shapes include the "half-moon," "double tail," "short-finned fighting-style tail" and "crown tail."
Betta fishs normally live 2 - 3 years, but there have been a few cases of bettas living well into their teens.
The betta is known as "plakad" in its native Thailand and has often been referred to as "The Jewel of the Orient."

Beta Fish Origin.


This species is native to the Mekong basin of Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and mostly found at Chao Phraya river in Thailand. The fish can be found in standing waters of canals, rice paddies, and floodplains.
How to care a betta fish.

Tank.


Keep in an appropriately sized aquarium. Bettas must be able to breathe from the surface of the water. They prefer water with little or no current.
Male bettas are kept individually and do best in habitats of one liter (approximately a quarter of a gallon) or larger. Male bettas can live successfully in a community tank that does not have aggressive fish (such as tiger barbs) or fish that bettas may become aggressive toward (such as fancy guppies). Female bettas may be housed with other community fish or other female bettas.
Stable water quality and parameters are critical to the health of aquatic life. If you are unsure of your water quality, Petco provides free water testing.

Do Betta Fish Need a Filter?


Even though bettas come from still waters, you must use a filter. A filter will help keep your tank clean and reduce the number of harmful bacteria which can lead to disease.
Betta’s long, flowing fins make it difficult for them to swim in strong currents. So you’ll need to purchase a ‘gentle’ filter.
Check to see if your chosen aquarium comes with a filter. If not, purchase on that’s suitable for your tank. Look for a filter with adjustable flow settings. This way you’ll be sure you can create the optimal currents.

Food:


If you are planning on feeding your Betta fish just generic fish flakes, think again! Betta fish are carnivores by nature and require either a Betta specific pellet or frozen treats such as brine shrimp and blood worms.
In their natural habitat, the primary diet of these type of fish would be small insects, their eggs, and mosquito larvae that form at the water surface. Whilst offering your Betta fish a diet of live food can be exciting to watch, and a treat for them, it’s generally recommended to stick to frozen foods, since the risk of a parasite breakout with live food is not worth it. If you are an advanced fish keeper, then do what you must, but we wouldn’t recommend live food for absolute beginners.

Habit:


Betta fish live in slow stream fresh waters with moderately warm temperature.
The origin of theirs belongs to rice paddy fields in South Asia.
They can be found in the natural habitat thriving in steady ponds, rice paddy fields, stranded water streams, and dark shallow lakes.
Betta is a tropical fish and requires a minimum 75 degrees Fahrenheit temperature to live well.
An aquarium heater is compulsory for a Betta fish tank where atmospheric temperature varies a lot from day to night.
Betta fish like to stay alone and have a territorial standing of large areas. Thus, a fish tank of minimum 2 gallons is required to house a Betta

Betta Fish Aggression:


Siamese fighting fish /Betta Fish Care. Why do betta fish fight with other bettas? Betta fish are naturally territorial and will almost always show aggression when they encounter other males in the wild. In the canals and rice paddies of their native habitats in Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam, less dominant bettas have plenty of places to flee and hide, so fighting isn’t always necessary. But a fight between two dominant bettas can be vicious and to some during the 19th century, entertaining. Betta fighting became a popular sport, so much so that villagers in these areas began breeding the fish to be more aggressive. This genetic aggression is believed to exist in bettas today.
Betta attacks can cause severe injury, infection and even death, so keeping males separate is crucial to their well-being. Females are more interactive in a community tank.

Tank mates:


. Harlequin Rasboras. Loaches. Ghost Shrimp. Zebra Snails. Bristlenose Plecos. Neon Tetras. Ember Tetras. African Dwarf Frogs.White Cloud Mountain Minnows. Clown Pleco. Pygmy Corydoras catfish.

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