|| Betta coccina
|| Wine Red Betta
||Up to 2.25 inches (5.6 cm)
||ASIA: Sluggish waters in Malaysia and Indonesia.
| Min Tank Size:
||5 gallon for a single specimen. Larger for pairs
||Bettas are sold in small cups at the store, this
is not the way to keep them. While they can survive for a time
in a small space it is hardly ideal and borders on cruelty. They
should be kept in an aquarium with filtration and heating just
like any other tropical fish. Do not fall prey to the novelty
aquariums sold to house these animals.
||Carnivore, flake foods, frozen or live.
||Peaceful, males Can be territorial and should not
||PH: 4.0 to 6.0, Temperature 75° to 81°F (24 to 27°C),
dH range: 0 - 4
|| Can be difficult needs clean, soft, and acidic
||Best in a species tank. May be kept with other peaceful
community fish that will not nip fins.
||For the advanced requires specialized care.