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All You Need to Know About Betta Fish with Pictures

Here are some beautiful pictures of Betta fish with amazing information.
Betta is a freshwater fish and belongs to gourami family.
Betta fish are native to Asia. These creatures are found in the shallow waters of ponds and marshes.
Betta fish is active during the day and sleeps at night, just like humans.
The scientific name of this beautiful fish is Splendens.
On an average Betta fishes can live up to 3 – 5 years.
Betta fish feed on plant roots, insect larvae and insects.
If Betta fish is alone in a tank, it becomes sad and can experience depression.
Female bettas can live calmly in a group. The male bettas usually fight with other males are not calm in nature.
Betta fish can recognize their owners. On seeing their owners, they start swimming with all eagerness.
Betta fishes have different tail shapes.
Betta fish can also survive outside water while breathing air.
In cold water, Bettas can get ill. So, prefer slightly acidic and warm water, if bringing them home.
Betta fishes are engaging and fun loving pets, and hence are loved by people of all ages.
So welcome this brilliant fish into your aquarium.

 Amruta Joshi

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Klara Kulikova, Khoa Pham, Sarah Brown, Pietro Jeng, Tep Dara, Timothy Dykes