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Siamese fighting fish
The Siamese Fighting Fish is one of the most popular aquarium fish, and has been part of the hobby for a very long time!
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my betta fish sam was a dark red-blue. he would always (when i wasn't looking) make a face and pull out the fin under his neck, but i would catch him everytime he did it. he was so adorable, i would sit there for four hours and watch him do it
My female, Star, flips if I put my finger on the top of her tank. She also changes her shade of color every day. My male, DJ, always is looking at her. I think it is so cute!
My male betta, Pearl, is beautful with a dark red body with light red fins. I used to keep it in a small tank, but now I put it in a 5 gallon tank. It used to be boring to look at, staying still and turning. When I put it in the new tank, it turns on it's side on the top of the water & skims across! Its fun to look at now. I think bettas are full of surprises and great pets. I agree that eveyone should have one.
I have 4 Bettas at home. Volt, Redray, Dablu, and Sonic. They are my most colorful and attractive fish I have. Volt has gold and yellow colored body. He has a nice white part on his tail. Redray has a bright red body. Bright, clear white parts on his tail. Dablu has a bright blue body, with nice see through blue fins. Sonic has a dark blue body, also with see through fins. I love my bettas so much! Bettas are the recommended fish to have as a good pet.
I have a female betta named Holly and she really breaks the stereo type that female bettas are ugly. She has a white body with wine coloured fins and face. her mouth is a little darker so it looks like she's wearing lipstick. She's a little devilish because she harrasses her guppy tank mates. Especially the females when they are trying to hide while giving birth. I can't stay mad at her though because she's too cute.
I have a male betta in a 10 gallon tank. he is very active, and pretty, his body is white and pink, and his fins are a dark blue! his tankmates are 2 platys, 3 neon tetras, and 2 spotted cory cats. he didn't get along at first with the platys, but now they are good together. I feed them tetracolor flakes and freeze dried blood worms, they like it. bettas are very fascinating and the prettiest of freshwater fish!
my male betta is pink with a bit of white and purple on it.
sometimes it gets stuck in the plants and its so fun to watch.
i also have a gourami, two catfish, two congo frogs, dwarf cichlid, and
three sailfin mollies of which are happy to play with the betta and he pretends to be a sailfin molly.
I have a male betta, named Nemo. he's a beautiful blue, white, and purple, with a hint of red on his fins in the light. He tries going after my moor whom i guess he thinks is another betta. So I had to seperate him, just for while in the "time out bowl". I also have a female named Luna. She's beatiful, not like most females. She's all pink with flaming red and two white stripes on her tail. And, of coarse, she's the boss. lol. She's the little mayor of the whole tank. And she even eats some of the goldfish flakes I put in for my goldfish. And when it's time to clean the tank all I have to do for her is hold the net there. And she'll swim in it her little graceful way, and turn around in the net and get comfy and wait for me to pull her out into the cleaning bowl for them. I only wish the others would be so nice to me haha. The only other one that's not too much of a problem is jason, my dragonfish. he bites my net (especially for him) and holds on until we're almost out of the tank. then he'll let go and get comfy by wiggling until he's settled. My fish are so unique. And Nemo's such the character. He'll chase the net and try to fight with it. I've had bettas when I was younger and they never did that. I think it's hilarious.
jessica age 12
bettas are great fish who are easy to keep alive. they only live a short while though, I kept mine alive for 2 years. they are great fish that everyone should have.
Be forewarned-Bettas will charge any fish with the right colour combination. It doesn't actually take very much to convince them that there is another Betta in the tank. They are particularly well-known for attacking (and, yes, killing) dwarf gourami and paradise fish. My betta, Simon, used to chase our neon tetras when they were schooling tightly (of course, they just scattered in every direction, which confused him senseless). Be careful!