Feeding Gel (or frozen/live) Food to Bettas - rather than pellets or flakesMaybe you’ve tossed the idea around in your head a few times, or even had a package of frozen food in your hand, but figured my betta...
Looking to add a new food to your betta or tropical fish’s diet?Hikari Micro Wafers are a nice option. They are smaller than the usual pellet and fish such as Tetras can even eat them.  I feed my Harlequin...
Fungus is a very serious illness and if spotted on your betta it is important that you begin treatment right away. Fungus, if left untreated, can very quickly take over your betta with the end result being death. The...
Fish Ich (or sometimes written Ick)Ich is not a bacterial or fungal infection, it is actually a small, white parasite.CausesThe Ich parasite naturally exists in your betta’s tank and when their stress coat or immunity is weakened, they may...
CausesInternal parasites are quite sneaky as there is no real sign of illness. If you feed live foods, it is possible for your betta to get internal parasites. Always buy food from a reputable source and follow proper storage...
What is Swim Bladder Disorder (SBD) in Bettas? If your betta fish is swimming awkwardly and you suspect swim bladder illness, you've come to the perfect place for information on how to treat it. Swim bladder illness is rather...
Velvet is one of the most common diseases affecting pet fish and is brought on by one of the several species of the external parasite Oodinium. The disease can impact every Betta in the tank before the unsuspecting owner...
BETTA CARE SHEETWhat you need to properly care for a betta:1 gallon tank/bowlgravelsilk plant / hidey hole of some typewater conditioner (dechlorinator)aquarium salt *optional*Betta FoodSETTING UP THE BETTA BOWL/TANK FOR THE FIRST TIMERinse the bowl, gravel, plant...
General Steps for Illness Prevention1. If you have a betta die - scald the old bowlMany fungal and bacterial growths, as well as parasites, can live in adverse conditions. When your betta passes on, it is possible the reason...
We all know the complications that can happen when you take a betta into your home. Most betta pet owners do not keep their bettas in large tanks and many times, the medications only give dosage instructions for 10...