Keep Your Betta Fish Healthy & Happy!

How To Euthanize A Betta Fish, Simple Easy Techniques

Is your betta fish very sick to the extent that you feel that it is suffering? Keeping fish in an aquarium in your home or office is an exciting venture. You get used to caring for your fish to the extent that you are bonded to it. When your fish falls sick, the first course of action

How To Cure Bored Betta Fish Blues

Although it probably has only been a few weeks since that “love at first sight” moment at the pet store, you can probably tell by the look in your betta fish’s eye that the honeymoon stage is quickly coming to a close. Now that your betta has successfully claimed all of the new territory inside

The Elusive Purple Betta

  Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Outwardly, breeding for purple seems to be a simple matter of covering up a layer of red pigment on bettas with a layer of blue. Oftentimes it seems that some shades of royal blue lean towards purple/violet, and therefore it should only be a small step to bring them to a true

The Different Types of Black

  Sherolyn-Basement Bettas   One of the most confusing issues for newcomers into our hobby is the different types of black bettas, and how they work from a genetics perspective. The further confound matters, when they ask the questions of more seasoned breeders, they information is they receive is often disjointed and misleading. Unless a

Velvet

  Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Velvet  has got to be one of the most common ailments to affect Bettas. And, it can quickly move through a fish room and infect every fish before you know your fish are even sick. Early discovery and treatment is key to successful treatment and fish recovery. This disease is also known

Betta Colors & Patterns

This page is a reference for common color types and variations of bettas. BF – Butterfly BF – Butterfly This is a patterned fish. Body can be any solid color and then the unpaired fins have two or sometimes three color bands. Typically the body color is in the fins close to the body and

Can Betta Fish Jump?

If you came here asking the question “Can betta fish jump?” because you are thinking about entering your fishy in the next pet Olympics, then… you have to invite me if he/she qualifies. But I’m going to guess that it’s not visions of gold medal grandeur that you are really curious about. None the less,

How To Travel With A Betta Fish The Right Way

As silly as the topic of this article sounds, there may come a time when you need to take your betta fish along with you on a trip farther than from point A to point B in your own home. Traveling with your betta is not a nerve-racking situation. Actually, I lied. Of course nerves

Do Betta Fish Change Color?

Believe it or not, one of the most popular questions that is asked regarding betta fish is along the lines of “do betta fish change colors?” To many people, the question may sound kind of strange or even a bit absurd. But in all actuality, it’s a really good question! It’s a good question because,

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