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My First Betta Fish Help & Care Guide

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This article has been written by Chris Webster from Fishinnpost.com If you’re somewhat new to the aquarium hobby you will quickly realise how addictive this hobby actually is. There’s just something about taking care of aquarium fish that really just makes us feel special in a away. The Betta fish is one of the most common beginner fish because of how ...

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Give this Fish a Betta Deal Part 2 – The Betta Tanks

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Part 1 of this article: Give this fish a Betta deal may have opened your eyes a little; you may now understand why we choose to keep Betta fish in such unsuitable aquaria. In the second part of this article on Betta fish and their often undersized tanks, it’s time to name and shame the very worst tanks that shouldn’t ...

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Give this Fish a Betta Deal – Part 1: The Size Problem

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It is unfortunately true that fish are often kept in tanks that are, to some extent, too small for them. There is one fish, however, that seems to get more than its fair share of this kind of treatment – the Betta splendens. Known also as the Betta or Siamese Fighting fish, the tanks used to house this species regularly ...

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Keeping your Betta Fish Entertained

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This article has been contributed by Betta Adventures Bettas are curious fish and, believe it or not, they can get bored. It’s important to take time to stimulate your betta so that they don’t become bored and lethargic. A bored betta becomes lethargic or ‘depressed’ looking which can have an affect on their health. They may also begin fin nipping, ...

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Air breathing fish, a comprehensive guide to Anabantoids

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What are Anabantoid fish? Perhaps the best introduction to this suborder of fish comes from its own name: Anabantoidei which comes from the Greek word meaning to travel upwards. This is exactly what Anabantoids do: they swim to the water’s surface where they are able to breathe air. I’m sure you’ll agree that the ability to breathe air is a ...

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