If the lump is covered with scales, and the scales are a continuation of their normal scales / skin(?) then it is probably a tumor. It is easiest to check this by using a torch to directly shine light on the lump, but please don't shine it in their eyes! If it is not covered with scales, then it is likely to be an external parasite.
It is quite possible for Bettas to live a long-ish and happy life with a tumor, but sometimes the tumor affects more of their body than you can see, and they pass away.
Tumors are very common with Bettas, due to inbreeding and hormone therapy when they are young to make them grow quicker, to make more money.
Normally the male betta fish has much longer flowing fins than the female.
betta fish are unpredictable so you couldn't really tell
The female betta fish has vagina lips on its anus.
Yes a betta fish can become overweight if they are fed to much. You can tell a betta is overweight when their bellies are round and protrude away from their bodies.
It's all in the tail. the males is larger and longer and the females is shorter.
I'm terribly sorry to tell you this, but it might be a tumor. :( bettas live 1-2 years, so it might be getting older which causes it to get a tumor. it may not be a tumor, and not all tumors are cancer. good luck all the best, Fishlover
The male Betta fights with other male Betta and the female don't
Unfortunately, there is no easy way to tell the age of a fish.
Betta fish sleep on the bottom of the tank. I've never seen one close its eyes but they will often rest on the bottom when there is no action going on around them. Betta like to be around movement. That is why we have my betta fish in our living room.
Female betta fish lay eggs. If the female has vertical stripes that stand out, she is going to lay her eggs soon.
A betta fish tatto would be a tattoo of a betta fish.
It's very hard to tell mainly because betta fish are naturally aggressive fish. but if you look really closely the bigger the upper lip on the fish the more aggressive they will be. but to tell you the true it's a guessing thing you just have know after awhile of having many betta fish get more info on betta and follow me o my blog at *the link provided below.
The male betta always has longer fins. It is more colorful and prettier. The female betta is not so pretty with dull fins.
the size of it's fins and body
he is floating, not eating, laying on its side
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.
other Betta fish and the bigger fish.
Betta fish do not eat fish.
No betta fish are carnivores.
Betta fish are typically best as a solitary fish due to the fact that they will show aggression to another betta in the same tank
you cant put men betta fish with another betta fish cause they will fight till they die so no mabe girl betta fish if they like the men betta fish put not men betta fish only girl good luck
Betta fish fight will all fish. Even their own kind. If a betta has babies there is a good chance that they will eat the younglings. Betta babies are not born in the egg. They come right out as very small fish. Do NOT mix betta with betta or any fish.
A betta is a fish of the species Betta, especially Betta splendens, commonly known as the Siamese fighting fish.
Betta fish do not eat other fish.
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