Tips and tricks for transporting a betta fish safe

Traveling with bettas is stressful, there's no doubt about that!
However, there are a few tricks to keeping your ride with less flaring
and a little less water spillage! If you're the type of owner who travels with their fish in tupperware
or baggies (and you should be!), there's no greater frustration than
seeing your fish in their containers in their carrying box flaring at
each other. An easy fix is to take one of your cruddy mop-up t-shirts
(see above) and cut off the sleeves. The sleeves are usually just large
enough and tall enough to go all the way around the cup. This keeps the cup dark, which keeps the fish comfy; keeps them from
seeing each other, which keeps them unstressed; and helps keep you
dry in the event the lid leaks a little bit! How awesome!  It's also a good idea for water changes with more than one fish-
Darkness, a bit of warmth, and protection from stressing at seeing
the other. Perfection.
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Types of Betta fish

Bettas belong to Pea Potha Betta Farm
1. Red dragon plakat
2. Fancy plakat
3. Platinum white halfmoon
4. Yellow plakat
5. White dragon plakat
6. Lavender halfmoon betta fish
7. Milky white halfmoon betta fish
9. Platinum plakat 

Betta fish breeding @bettafish4u

Dumbo Betta fish in a planted aquarium with corydoras as tank mates

Planted Aquarium

Nano Aquascaping best suited for Plakats

Betta fish Nano Tank setup

- Walmart Stem Vase ($9) - Hagen Elite Mini ($7) - Ikea Lamp ($10 @ Ikea, $20 Online)

- Aponogeton - Green Cabomba - Lindernia Parviflora - Amazon Micro Sword - Ludwigia Arcuata - Rotala Macrandra - Hygrophila Polysperma

Fauna: - 1 Female Betta - 6 MTS

Mythbuster :Do bettas really live in "tiny" puddle

Okay, folks, after a research breakthrough and reminiscing of memories on how I often see people suggest to use vases and bowls for bettas considering "they live in tiny mud puddles", I decided to crash this myth in an effort to put a stop on what we call betta abuse simply by placing them in a container with no heater, no filter, etc at all. I've read plenty of books and discovered there is a lot more than what you see on a betta. It has always been a misconception that bettas live in mud puddles. Everytime I see people saying this, I keep thinking to myself "Is this possible?" Even the mud puddles dug by animal hooves would be quite horrible for a betta. What were those labyrinths for?

Before I go further, please note there are several betta species more than you can think of distributed around Asia, however, the human developments have seriously depleted their habitats with some species already lost and feared extinct.

While roaming around on forums for possible summaries, I discovered this paragraph (I don't own a lot of books however I do spend plenty of time in bookstores but I cannot copy every important bit without purchasing the said books which are expensive.)

Information is taken from Labyrinth Fish: The Bubble Nest Builders written by Horst Link and published by Tetra in 1991.

"In my opinion, the natural distribution range is very much smaller than had been supposed until now and is, in fact, restricted to central, western, and northern Thailand...Betta splendens lives in paddy fields and associated ditches, in marshes and flooded grass pits and in theklongs (canals) of the residential parts of towns and villages. At different times of the year, they may be very numerous."

A very important advice...
The view that fighting fish often live in mudholes and therefore can be kept in such conditions is not really tenable. The fish will exhibit their full finery in a well-established, balanced aquarium and it is only under such conditions that their keeper will be able to appreciate their beauty at its best

So the questions now are..

What paddy field are we talking anyway?
Is this really a mud puddle? Is it really small?

What is your conclusion on the whole?
Going to back to the above, I've shared to you my thoughts. Now to answer the question, What were those labyrinths for?, this doesn't mean all anabantids can live in mud puddles as previously suggested by several people but this means it allows them to survive in warm, shallow, slow moving waters with very low oxygen levels.

So like other fish, we should treat the bettas with great care. Efficient filter, heater, etc just like what other tropical fish deserve.

Fancy Mustard gas Betta fish

Stop treating Betta's like Sandwiches :(

Sad to see they’re still the common peasants of the aquarium aisle, and they've been downgraded to living in take-out containers.
Spread the awareness, stop buying fishes form walmart,and other corporate...all they want is  money...and they treat bettas like shit .. :( sad

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How to Have a Happy Betta Fish

How to Have a Happy Betta Fish

1.Make sure your betta has a good home.
 Bettas need a minimum of 2.5 gallons, a heater, and a low current filter to be happy. They are also happiest when they haveclean water, so be sure to do a 25% water change every week for 5 - 10 gallons, twice a week for tanks 2.5 gallons.

2.Teach him to jump out at the water at your finger by wiggling your finger above the surface of the water.

 You can even stick a food pellet on the tip of your finger to motivate him, but only if it's meal time. Be careful not to let him jump out of the tank.Betta fish are curious fish, and they like to play! Move your finger around on the glass of his tank, and he might follow you around.

3.Move around his decorations or buy him a new one. 

Bettas love exploring, so caves and tunnels are good choices for decorations.

4.Contrary to some popular belief, Betta fish do NOT live long in small puddles or filthy environments.

They reside in large rice paddies and slow moving streams. In the case of most Betta the bigger the aquarium the better.

Bring in some "company" to pal with the Betta fish.

 Betta fish like company when your not home. Buy him an apple snail, zebra diano, or cory cat to keep him company. Make sure to avoid colorful, aggressive and fish with long fins such as guppies or other bettas so the Betta doesn't try to attack them.


Betta fish goes well with molly

Betta fish in Planted tank, winner of aquascaping competation