Species

Common Beliefs

  Mike McBrien Bettas are incredibly popular fish, not only do they have a diverse amount of color and fin type and have a personality all their own, they are also hardy and relatively easy to care for. Unfortunately this popularity and the condition of how most bettas are typically sold have created many misconceptions about husbandry and evolved into myths …

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Tail Types

  Tail Types CT – Crown Tail CT – Crown Tail These are typically long finned Bettas, though there is some breeding of short fins currently going on, where the webbing on the fins is reduced. This makes the rays extend outward giving a unique look to the fish. The better fish have a huge …

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Terminology

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas General Terms Foods and Feeding BB – No gravel or bare bottom tank BBS – Baby Brine Shrimp BW – Black Worms NLS – New Life Spectrum food MW / WW / BW – Micro Worms / Walter Worms / Banana Worms WW – White Worms Medicine Metro – Metronidazole PP – Potassium …

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Bettas

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas The Siamese fighting fish, or the Betta as he is better known, has got to be one of the most popular aquarium fish of all time. With their brilliant colors and spunky personalities they have fans of all ages. Bettas usually grow to an overall length of about 3 inches, including fins and …

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