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How active should a Siamese fighting fish be and is yours okay if he seems to just hang out at the plant motionless most of the time?

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2018-04-13 17:15:49
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The Siamese fighting fish, or Betta, is a fairly calm fish. It usually only gets aggressive around other fish that are in its territory. These fish like to hide and wait for food to pass by them rather than seeking out food. The personality of the fish also makes a difference. Just like people, some fish will be more active than others. Your fish is probably normal.

The above answer states that they are quite a calm species, but, I always thought that bettas were energetic and lively. A few days before my betta died it was hanging around it's plant and staying still. This might be a sign of foggy eyes which is a betta disease if it has a broken fin or any other ailment then this shows it is pretty bad and, you should ask your local fish store owner for some appropriate medicine. If it has foggy eyes then it cannot see as well as before, or even at all! It would be a good idea to keep food (When it is supposed to be given) close to the fish and all together. I really hope your fish doesn't end up like mine and lives longer than 3 years and 4 months!!! Take good care of it and cross your fingers

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