Tank Mates

Zebra Danio And Betta

Zebra Danio And Betta: Can These Species Live Together?

As a betta owner, you’ll know that bettas are curious, intelligent fish that can become bored and lonely if they don’t have any tank mates.  Zebra danios are pretty, lively fishes that provide an attractive display. So, would a school of these lovely fish make good companions for a betta fish? Keep reading to find …

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Platy and Betta

Platy And Betta Fish: Can These Two Opposites Go Together?

The platy and the betta are probably two of the most well-known freshwater species in the aquarium hobby. They both come in spectacular colors and can bring life to smaller fish tank setups. The platy is known for its active and social behavior while the betta fish is one of the most aggressive and solitary …

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Blue Gourami And Betta

Blue Gourami And Betta Fish: More Similar Than You Might Think

Believe it or not, gouramis are actually related to betta fish; they both belong to the Anabantidae family, also known as labyrinth fish after their specially modified lung organ that allows them to breathe atmospheric air. While blue gouramis are usually seen as community fish, betta fish are known as being solitary fish that can’t …

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