Do Betta Fish Need Air Pump?

Do Betta Fish Need Air Pump?

Air pumps are very integrated with the fish keeping hobby. In fact, they are so popular that many beginner fish keepers mistake air pumps for a solid filtration system. Many betta keepers often wonder if their betta needs air pump in the tank. Shockingly, some think air pump can be an actual substitute for a…

Do Betta Fish Need Live Plants?

Do Betta Fish Need Live Plants?

Live plants are a wonderful addition to any type of fish tank. However, plants come with their own requirement. For this, many betta keepers often wonder if it is absolutely necessary to keep live plants in their betta tank. Betta fish do not absolutely need live plants. However, live plants imitate the natural environment of…

How Often Should You Change Water In A Betta Tank?

How Often Should You Change Water In A Betta Tank?

Changing water is crucial for any aquarium fish. Many fish keepers have the misconception that bettas are hardy and they don’t need regular water change. This is absolutely wrong. No matter how hardy a fish is, it can’t endure constant ammonia buildup in a confined space. So, if you are not changing water regularly, your…

Can Betta Fish See Their Food In The Dark?

Can Betta Fish See Their Food In The Dark?

It is recommended to feed Betta two times a day: morning and evening. Many beginner betta keepers often wonder if their betta will be able to see the food after they turn off the light at evening? Can betta see foods in the dark? Betta fish can’t see their food in absolute darkness. Betta’s eyesight…

Do Betta Fish Need Hammock?

Do Betta Fish Need Hammock?

Betta hammock has recently been introduced to the hobby and betta keepers are going crazy for it. If you are new to keeping betta, you might wonder is a betta hammock really necessary for betta? Betta hammocks are not absolutely necessary for betta. However, if you get one, your betta will appreciate it. Betta hammocks…

Do Betta Fish Like Music?

Do Betta Fish Like Music?

I don’t know why, but many beginner betta keepers have asked my if betta can listen to music. They also wonder if loud music can cause any problem to betta. Frankly, I wasn’t so sure about this myself. So, I did some research and here is what I found: There is no evidence that betta…

Do Betta Tanks Need Lids?

Do Betta Tanks Need Lids?

You might have heard some crazy stories of Betta jumping out of the tank. These stories might make you wonder do you really need to have lid for your betta tank? Well, here is the answer: Betta tank needs lids as bettas are excellent jumpers. Sooner or later, your betta might try to jump out…

Can Betta Fish Eat Cooked Shrimp?

Can Betta Fish Eat Cooked Shrimp?

While enjoying some delicious fried or cooked shrimps, you might wonder would your betta enjoy some cooked shrimp too? That’s a valid question and many beginners often wonder whether Betta can eat cooked shrimp or not. Betta fish should never eat cooked shrimp. It will cause indigestion to the Betta which will result in bloating….

Can Betta Eat Vegetables?

Can Betta Eat Vegetables?

Betta fish are carnivorous. Despite that, many owners often wonder if they can feed their betta vegetables. And if the answer is yes, what vegetables are absolutely safe for a betta? Betta fish can eat vegetables. Some safe vegetables for a betta can be peas, zucchini, spinach, cucumber, lettuce, sweet corn, etc. Though betta can…