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Family: Osphronemidae

Betta bellica

Common Name:

Slender Betta

Size: Up to 4 inches (10 cm)
Habitat: ASIA: Streams and still waters in Indonesia and Malaysia.
Min Tank Size: 20 gallons for a pair, larger for a group.
Note: 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.
Diet: Omnivorous, flake foods, frozen or live. Will also accept some fresh vegetables if in small enough pieces.
Behavior: Peaceful, can be kept in pairs or groups. Can be somewhat aggressive to other tankmates.
Water: PH: 6.5 to 7.5, Temperature 70° to 82°F (24 to 30°C), dH range: 5 – 15
Care: Easy once acclimated.
Communities: Good with any other peaceful community fish that will not nip fins.
Suitability: Good for all.

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