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Betta and Siamese Fighting Fish

Will a betta kill tropical fish?

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Answered 2010-05-23 11:09:50

Depends what fish you have, if the fish are colourful and have long fins then it'll probably bite it to death, every betta is different.

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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.

Is a betta fish a freshwater fish?

Yes the Betta splendens is a tropical freshwater fish that comes from the tropical Jungles and paddy fields in Malaysia and Indonesia.

How do you kill a betta fish?

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Are tropical plants OK for betta fish?

Yes they would be fine (if they are plants that are ment to live underwater) for the betta splenden aka Siamese fighter fish (assuming that is the betta you are refering to) as it is a tropical fish

Can a betta fish eat tropical fish flakes?

It might be able to eat tropical fish flakes

What does Betta mean?

It is a kind of tropical fish.

What will happen if you feed a betta fish tropical fish food?

Nothing. I feed mine tropical flakes! P.S. i have a betta named Frodo lol

Will a male betta fish kill a female?

yes betta fish have to live alone or one will kill the other.

Can Bettas live in salt water?

No, Betta fish are tropical freshwater fish originating from the rice paddies of Thailand. Putting them in salt water will kill them.

What Can kill a betta fish other than a betta fish?

Any bigger fish, more aggressive fish, no water

Will betta fish kill other fish?

A betta can, and probably will, be aggressive to other fish and, yes, they can be so aggressive that they kill the other fish. If you do not have other fish with long fins or tails and fish about the same size your betta fish is less likely to attack.

Why does my female Betta fish chase the male Betta around?

The Betta fish want to kill eachother. That's what all Betta fish want to do, that's a natural thing.

What kind of fish do betta fish fight?

Betta's will kill any kind of fish weather it's another betta or a molly the betta always wins

How does the betta fish kill the goldfish?

Betta fish are very aggressive. They pick at their scales and then they're gone!

Are there any purple tropical fish?

Tons of purple fish are tropical! many cichlids are purple, and a few Betta are too!

What can betta fish eat besides betta fish food?

Betta fish can eat brine shrimp, blood worms, and regular tropical fish food. Most of the time, they can be found at your local pet store.

Can beta and coy live in the same tank?

Not at all. Koi produce enough ammonia to kill tropical fish, and the betta needs a heater.

Can you feed goldfish tropical fish food?

No, I tried with my betta fish and he didn't eat it.

Is it bad to mix Betta Fish with other fish?

Yes, Betta Fish are extremely aggressive and they will most likely kill your other fish.

Will a male betta fish kill any other type of fish?

Yes, any fish smaller than it. Do not put it in a tank with tropical or saltwater fish because its not certain if it will attack, or even kill itself. Every betta fish is different, so I wouldn't take the chance. If you mix it with another male fish, they will attack each other to death. If you mix it with a female fish, they will mate.

Can betta fish live in a big tank with other fish?

Yes they can but not with coldwater species like goldfish. Betta splendens are tropical in their requirements.

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.

Can you put an angelfish and a betta fish in the same tank?

No...betta fish are usually aggressive and might kill the angelfish.

Will a female betta fish kill other female betta fish?

Np, but they will bite. Yes, they will fight to the death.

Can a fighting fish live with a goldfish?

No, a betta (fighting fish) is best as a solitary fish due to aggression, but their needs are also different with a betta needing tropical temperatures

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