Friday, October 21, 2016

BETTA SPLENDENS [OSPHRONEMIDAE]

Siamese-fighting-fish

General Specifications

Latin Name: Betta Splendens.
Geographic Origin: Thailand.
Nutrition Format: Carnivorous.
Behavior: Moderate aggressive.
Behavior to Their Type: Over aggressive.
Swimming Level: Surface
Gender Discrimination: Males are more colorful and have longer fins.

Reproduction

Men make their nest on top of the water from the foam. While female spawn father would guard the eggs and carry them into this foam.

Living Medium

Temperature: 24 ° C - 30 ° C  
Maximum Sizes: 7 cm.
Minimum Aquarium Capacity: 30 liters.
Water Hardness: 5-19 ° dH
pH: 6.0 - 8.0



General Comments: Often sold in glass bell jar. This fish could not find the right place in terms of ethics of survival because of the way the commercial concerns. And also because of their behavior two men can not live in the same environment. They do not behave selective for nutrition.