How to keep bettas properly

■This website will show you how to keep betta in an easy-to-understand way, even for beginners. You will also find everything else you need to know about the right aquarium for your betta, the types of food to feed them, and even how to change the water!

Keep Of Betta

To briefly introduce how to keep betta, you will first need an aquarium, a special heater, a calcifier, and betta food. The aquarium tank should be preferably a container that holds at least 1.5 gallons of water, rather than a small one. The tank should be placed on a stable base.

Betta is a tropical fish and cannot live in low water temperatures. Water temperature should be 25°C (25°F) (ideally 28°C). (Ideally, 28℃), Males should be kept alone because of their competitive nature. Females should also be kept alone.

Males have larger tail fins and females have smaller tail fins and fuller bellies. (They have eggs in them.) The price is also different. The method of raising them does not differ much. Please choose according to your preference.

Betta are adaptable to tap water. If you add a specified amount of chlorine remover to your tap water, you can use it as breeding water. water. Change 1/3 of the water in the tank every week or two. The process is easy once you get used to it.

Since bettas are equipped with a special organ (labyrinth organ) that allows them to breathe directly through their mouth as well as through their gills, they can be kept without aeration. Therefore, they can be kept without aeration. If aeration is used, use the lowest possible air volume.

Feed one grain at a time. Use only granular food for bettas. Use only granular food for bettas. Flakes and powders are not good for bettas.

Like other freshwater fish, they prefer a slightly acidic water pH of around 6.5, but hardy varieties such as the Traditional Betta and the Pragat can be kept in a pH range of 6 to 8 without any problems. However, hardy species such as traditional bettas and pragats can be kept in water with a pH of 6 to 8 without any problem. Tap water has a pH of about 7.2, so if you want to lower the pH, use Tetra's Aqua-Safe. If you want to lower the pH, please add the prescribed amount of Tetra's “Aqua-Safe” to adjust the pH. If you want to lower the pH, add the prescribed amount of Tetra's Aqua-Safe to adjust the pH. It is better to add a little amount of Aqua-Safe to the water.

There are many varieties of bettas depending on the shape of their fins. There are many varieties, including half moons, crown tails, and double tails. The colors are almost unlimited. Each of them will be introduced in detail on each page.

■We have 4 bettas in our house. Each is kept in a separate tank. Two are in their second year at our house, 2 have been with us for 2 years and 2 have been with us for 3 years. They have lived for quite a long time. (As of 2020, they have already passed away...)

blueBetta A

RedBetta A

RedBetta B

BlueBetta B

■The manager of this site has been keeping bettas for 10 years. As a veteran breeder, I will disclose all my knowledge about bettas.

We hope that you will learn about the characteristics and properties of bettas on this site and enjoy them for many years to come. This fish is relatively easy to keep even for beginners. However, they are sensitive to water quality and other factors. But once you get the hang of it, it is easy to keep.

(2014.5.5)■~Thank you for your favorable comments. ~. We are surprised and grateful for the unexpected response we have received since we released this site. So we have updated the site with more detailed information on how to keep bettas. Please note that this site is link free.

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