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The breeds of fighting fish can vary, although usually male bettas have the long, flowing fins that make these fish so popular. Females have short, rounded fins, similar to the original wild betta. It is, however, possible to find males with natural fins for sale. These are usually sold more for sport fighting than the pet trade. Females and wild males rarely have the bright colors bred into them and generally have dark brownish bodies with barred patterns and red and blue fins.

the male has long fins and the female has small short fins

Put two beta fish together in one bowl, if they start fighting, you know they are both males.

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How can you know males betta from female?

Male betta fish are really colorful and generally larger. Female betta fish are clear colored and small. Male betta fish are probably the easiest to find as well.

How do i know my betta is a female?

Your betta fish is a female if she has smaller fins than an average male.

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.

How do you tell a male betta fish from a female betta fish?

Normally the male betta fish has much longer flowing fins than the female.

How can you tell the difference between male and female Betta fish?

The male Betta fights with other male Betta and the female don't

How does a female betta fish get pregnant?

She breeds with a male Betta Fish.

Can a male betta fish get pregnant?

The male fish will take care of the young, once the female lays the eggs then remove the female from the tank or the male betta will injure or kill her. Can a male betta fish get pregnant ? The answer is no.

How do you know if your betta fish is a boy or girl?

Typically a male betta fish as longer flowing fins than the female

Is your Betta fish a male or female?


Does a male Betta fish live longer than a female Betta fish or do they have about the same lifespan?

male and female have about the same lifespan

If your betta fish has babies will the male betta fish eat them?

yes the male will eat them because he might not know that their delacit and the female would eat them to.....BE CAREFULLL

Why is your male betta fish flaring up around the female betta fish?

A male betta fish will flare to show off his brightly colored fins to a female. This can cause her to have an interest in him.

Why do male betta fish flare their gills at female betta fish?

To get her to mate.

Can a female betta fish have babies by herself?

No the female betta has to have a male to have babies.

How can you tell if a baby betta fish is male or female?

The female betta fish has vagina lips on its anus.

How do you know if a betta fish is a girl?

female betta fish have shorter fins and tails if u go to walmart and ask the for one female betta fish and one male u would see a big difference

Can female betta fish have babies?

yes they can have babies, and the male betta has to make the nest for the female. yes they can have babies, and the male betta has to make the nest for the female.

Why do female betta fish need a male betta fish to give birth?


Why did your female Betta fish kill your male Betta?

well,usally the male kills the female after mating but if the female is strong enough she will kill the male

Can male betta fish and female betta fish be housed together?

The male will either mate with the female or kill her if she is not ready to mate. Male Betta splendens will not live peacefully with any other fish of the same species. So the answer is no.

What is the difference betwean a male betta fish and female betta fish?

The male has large showy fins and much brighter colours than the female.

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

Do betta fish change color?

Yes. Betta Fish do change their coloer every now and then. Or if you have a male, he will change his coloer if hes chaseing a female Betta Fish. Or if he sees another male Betta Fish.

Will a female betta fish mate with a male guppy fish?


Will a female crowntail betta fish spawn with a male Siamese Fighting betta Fish?

Yes they will.