answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

They live in the lowlands of East Asia in slow moving streams and ponds affected by seasonal flooding. The way it was described to me by a professional collector in the 1950s was "Betta splendens (and Anabantids in general) live in oxygen depleted puddles, streams and small ponds in the Rainforests of Malaysia, India, and Indonesia. The lack of oxygen in their habitat explains why the fish developed a labyrinth for breathing air as a supplement.

**The oxygen depleted puddles and small ponds is true only during the drought seasons. The rest of the year it's more like lakes and rivers.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2009-08-04 04:32:12
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Fish

21 cards

Why and where do ocean fish migrate

This structure is unique to the lamprey

What type of symbiotic relationship does the goby and grouper demonstrate

The firm flexible rod found in the dorsal area in chordates is called the

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
3.18
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
22 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: What is the natural surroundings of the fighting fish in the wild?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

What do betta fish eat in the wild?

Betta fish are carnivorous and they eat insects that land on the surface of the water.Beta fish eat the algae off of other rocks and surroundings. :)


What eats betta fish in the wild?

Betta fish are carnivorous and they eat insects that land on the surface of the water.Beta fish eat the algae off of other rocks and surroundings. :)


Is Talapia a natural-wild fish species?

Talapia are natural wild fish, indigenous to South Texas and points farther south. They are being raised commercially now, and by the way, are herbivores.


Where did the name Siamese fighting fish come from?

The the very aggressive (toward other males of the same species) fish is found in the wild in Thailand, formerly known as Siam. Hence the name SIAMese Fighting Fish.


Why are rattlesnakes colored the way they are?

As with most wild animals - they are coloured to match their natural surroundings. That way - they can 'blend in' to the background making them hard to spot.


What do penguins eat if the are wild?

Penguins are wild animals, but they can care for themselves they have a natural instinct that they know when and how to hunt for food as in Fish and Krill


What do wild fish do to protect themselves?

Some have colors that help them blend in to their surroundings. Others change colors to match their surroundings. Some swim very fast to escape the danger. Some fish swim in very tight schools to confuse other fish. Some fish hide in the rocks and plants so the bigger fish cant get to them. Some fish can hide in poisonous anemonies and they are not affected by the poison but other fish are.


What kinds of fish do anger fish eat?

Neon Tetra is one of the natural food for the angelfish in the wild. Although, most fish will eat anything that can fit into their mouth.


How do the saimese fighting fish get its food?

In captivity the owner has to feed the fish. In the wild the fish hide and hunt. They eat small water born crustacea like daphnia and insect larvae such as mosquito larvae..


How many eggs do Siamese fighting fish?

Sometimes it depends I had sims chinese fighting fish and if they have wild sex then it's mist likely to be at least 20-80 eggs if they have had sex on numerous occasions it may be that it's more than that


Do bearded dragon eat fish?

Though I have never personally attempted to try to feed one fish, fish are not part of the natural foods for bearded dragons in the wild. I wouldn't give fish to one.


What are New Hampshire's natural resources?

New Hampshire's natural resources are: cattle, fruits, mica, granite, feldspar, gravel, maple syrup, sugars, wild berries, wild peanuts, lobsters, fish, and fur.

People also asked