There are many misconceptions about betta fish, one of them being that a fishbowl is the best habitat for them. If properly taken care of, they can live from 3 to 5 years. This article will explain why bettas should not live in a bowl or vase and offer some other helpful tips.
Aquatic snails are a great addition to any freshwater tank. They work hard to clean the aquarium by feeding on algae, fish waste, and other debris. Snails are pretty to look at too, and you can't have a serious aquarium without them.
Here is a list of supplies and accessories including everything you need to keep a betta fish happy and healthy. Give your betta fish a great home!
The Siamese fighting fish, or betta, is a beautiful, solitary creature that gets quite nippy with other fish. But there are some species of fish that can cohabitate with bettas in a community tank. Here is a comprehensive guide to finding other fish that can live with bettas.
Learn about the Green Spotted Puffer, an incredible fish that requires some special care, proper feeding and the right tank setup.
If you’re thinking about adding semi-aggressive freshwater fish to your tropical aquarium take a moment to read through this list of suggestions.
Find out if you should add a filter and heater to your Betta fish's tank. Learn the true needs of this beautiful, tropical fish.
Fish experts recommend nothing smaller than a 2.5-gallon tank for a betta fish. Do the right thing and set up a proper, heated, filtered, humane habitat for your betta. Fishbowls, wall pockets, cups, and vases are too small and will lead to a depressed, sickly fish with a short life span.
While it's not possible for a female guppy to get pregnant without a male guppy, it may appear that it is possible. Female guppies can hold the sperm of a male guppy for several months, which may make it appear that she got pregnant without a male guppy.
Praised as a gentle and friendly breed, the Platy is a perfect starter fish for anyone setting up an aquarium. But what do you do when one of your fish becomes aggressive?
Learn how and when betta fish sleep and discover a few ways you can make your betta’s tank more sleep-friendly so he can get all the rest he needs.
Convict cichlids will naturally breed very easily. However, there are many steps you should take to maximize the Convict breeding setup.
Guppies make wonderful pets. This versatile fish also provides a good challenge for people who want to breed for the show ring. Either way, the wonderfully complex world of guppies starts with picking out the right fish.
Check out the best types of freshwater catfish for the home aquarium, including small catfish for small tanks, and others that grow to several feet in length.
Learn the facts about how to care for beautiful freshwater angelfish and find the answers to many frequently asked questions.
Learn how to choose the best tank mates for betta fish in a small aquarium or community tank environment. Here's a list of compatible fish that can live with a betta, as well as practical advice for choosing a community tank setting.