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I think it should be 10-20 gallons.

You can breed Bettas in a tank as small as 5 gallons, however, if you use a 20 gallon long, you can leave the fry in the same tank until they need to be jarred.

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What color are female betta fish?

(Siamese fighting fish)Female betta fish, as with the males, can be a wide range of colours, produced by selective breeding.

Is it possible to breed betta fish in glass aquarium?

It is possible to breed betta fish in an aquarium setting. However breeding betta fish is a challenging job and should only be done with proper conditioning, housing and lots of research. Be sure to know your facts before you try to breed betta fish.

Can cats eat betta fish?

NO!!!!! They should not eat betta fish...but if your cat has then call a vet, and don't get anymore betta Fish!

Why isn't my male betta fish building a bubble nest when a female betta fish is near?

I would guess that either he is not in breeding condition or aquarium (water parameters) conditions are not up to standard for the fish to be able to commence breeding..

How much room does a betta fish need?

A small fish bowl should be fine for one betta fish.

Can you keep a male betta with a female betta for a long period of time with other fish?

No, you should never keep a male and female betta fish together for long time periods. They should only be put in the same tank for breeding purposes and then separated after.

Do betta fish live in the wild?

Yes, betta fish originated in the wild. The fish you would find in the wild, however, probably wouldn't be what you would expect. since betta fish were domesticated there has been a lot of selective breeding by betta keepers to make them as colorful and showy as they are today.

Do betta fish lay eggs without breeding?

It depends if the fish has had it before it was removed most probably not.

Will betta fish die if they eat goldfish flakes?

I believe you mean Betta fish. No, it should be fine. You can treat you Betta fish by giving them bloodworms!

What if your betta fish get in a fight?

Betta fish get in fights with fish with colorful fins and bodies. If your betta gets in a fight while your away,the weaker fish may die. But if you see your betta fight with another fish you should try to split the two fish apart [or all the fish that are fighting].

Can you put a male Betta fish in a tank with a female Betta fish?

Male Bettas can live with female Betta fish except when they have laid eggs. Male Betta fish should not be placed in the same aquarium as another male Betta.

Can a betta fish be in cold water?

A betta fish should not be in water colder than 72F

Can betta fish get along with other betta fish?

Beta fish by nature are a solitary fish. The males will fight to the death with males or females alike and will only tolerate a female if she is ready to breed. After the breeding if the female is not removed she will die.

What fish can harm my beloved Betta fish?

Well, if you love your Betta fish, then it should live by itself. But if you add another Betta to your current Betta fish's tank, then they will start a fight because Betta Fish are Siamese fighting fish and if one Betta is in contact of another Betta, the possible reason would be a fight between them two.

Should you get a betta fish and are thay boring?

If you want an active fish that moves around a lot then a Betta is not for you.

Can a male and female betta fish live together?

Male and female betta fish should not be kept in a tank together unless the tank is large enough for a female to escape attack, there is a partition or they are breeding. Males will kill the females. They are very aggressive and are not schooling fish.

Can tropical fish live with betta fish?

Betta fish are fresh water fish. Most tropical fish are saltwater fish. Betta fish also only get along with a few fish.

What is the meaning of a betta fish tattoo?

A betta fish tatto would be a tattoo of a betta fish.

What preys on betta fish?

other Betta fish and the bigger fish.

How many fish can a betta eat?

Betta fish do not eat fish.

Can you breed fighter fish in an nonaerated unheated tank?

maybe if you have a warm house. but if you plan on breeding Betta fish in under 70 degree water, let alone housing them, your betta fish will probably die.

Do female betta fish eat male betta fish?

She may not eat the male, but if the male is sick or weak, she may kill him. It's best not to have a single male with a single female unless you are breeding fish

Can betta fish and goldfish live together?

Betta fish primarily cant live wioth other fish because the betta fish will kill the other fish. The only fish that a betta fish can live with is a non-colorful fish like tetras. Contact your petstore before you put another fish in with your betta fish.

Are betta fish salt water?

Betta fish - Siamese fighter fish are not salt waters fish. But there is another breed of Betta which is called a marine betta and they are salt water fish.

Could you put goldfish and betta fish together?

No, Goldfish and Betta fish cannot, and should not, be housed together.