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Danielle's Rare Betta splendens

Betta splendens Fish FAQs

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These are some frequently asked questions about Betta splendens fish. Should you have any questions and can't find the answer in this website please contact us at betta@emilights.com

  • What is Betta splendens?
    Betta splendens is a kind of fish ( +/- 3 inches or 5 centimeters ) usually called Betta (Beta is just fine), Betta splendens (scientific name), Siamese fighting fish, ikan cupang. We like to call it Dragon Fish (take a look at the picture of a crown tail betta fish here).
  • What kind of food does Betta splendens fish eat ?
    Betta splendens Fish eats natural foods like mosquito larvae, blood worm, etc and processed foods like tubifex worm, flakes, floats, etc.
  • How long do Betta splendens fish live?
    Generally a couple of years..
  • Where to keep a Betta splendens fish ?
    Betta splendens Fish can be kept in a container as small as a vase where people usually put flowers in. A tank that contain at least a gallon of water is recommended. Water temperature in the native habitat is at the range 27 - 32 centigrade (Get Fahrenheit by multiplying the number with 9, then divide with 5, then subtract 32 from the result).
  • How to to tell whether betta fish is male or female ?
    At young age, male betta fish shows characteristic like longer fins while female betta fish body will be rounder.
  • Is it easy to breed betta fish ?
    Yes.
  • What to do if a betta fish is sick ?
    First thing to do is to pour a bit of kitchen salt into the water. 1 tablespoon is usually good for 20 gallons, and make the water warm.
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