FEEDING A BETTA FISH- The best food for fish

Feeding a betta fish is usually an afterthought for most novice betta owners. The common misconception is that any fish pellets or flakes in the pet shop will be just fine. This is not the right mind set or solution. Just as proper nutrition is important for our health and wellbeing, the same can be … Read more


Now that we have learned about the history of bettas and how to identify them, we can look a bit more into some of their unique characteristics.These elegant little fish have very special personalities. They can be friendly and curious, or stubborn and hide at the sight of any movement outside of their aquarium. It’s … Read more

Betta Fish Variety (Tails, Colors, and Patterns)

Due to breeding, betta fish have developed a wide variety of different fins, colors, and patterns. There is so much variety in shape, size, and color that it can all be quite overwhelming, even for the experts. I break it all down below to make it as simple as possible.Tails:There is great variety in the … Read more


In order to understand how the colorful bettas we see today came about, we must travel back to Southeast Asia in the 1800s. More specifically, head to the river basins of the Mekong and Chao Phraya Rivers which run through Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. There, in small peaceful streams, rice paddies, drainage ditches, and even … Read more