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Breeding Betta Fish: From Selecting a Pair to Raising the Fry

Bettas are vibrant colored fish with long flowing fins and are very popular among aquarists. There are hundreds of different varieties of Betta fish, all with different shaped tails, patterns and coloring. Some people choose to breed these fish to create new varieties, some choose to breed them for shows, [Continue reading …]

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How Long Do Betta Fish Live? 5 Tips to Increase Their Lifespan

Bettas are one of the most popular freshwater fish around, especially with first time fish keepers. There are many varieties, each having different tail shapes and colors, from the Crowntail Betta to the Veiltail Betta. The males are the most sought after, because of their vivid colors and long flowing [Continue reading …]

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How Do Fish Sleep: Everything You Need To Know

As humans, our bodies require sleep for optimal health and wellbeing. Sleep is not just essential in restoring and rejuvenating our bodies, but also for solidifying and consolidating information. It is also easy to determine when humans are asleep, however with fish, this is slightly more difficult. In this article [Continue reading …]

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How Do Fish Mate: The Ultimate Guide

All living things reproduce; this is an essential part of survival for each species to ensure they do not become extinct. Freshwater and saltwater fish are no exception. Much like many other animals, most fish require both a male and a female to create new life; however some fish are [Continue reading …]

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13 Most Popular Colorful Fish

Adding a new fish to your aquarium can be a big decision. However, adding the right colorful fish to your aquarium can really transform it. Colorful fish species, such as Mandarinfish and Discus, are known for their vivid coloration, and are the crowning glory of many home aquariums. We kept [Continue reading …]