How Do You Keep Beta Fish Alive?
Betta fish are popular for their beautiful colors and their easy maintenance. The betta can live for as long as four years and is inexpensive to take care of. Bettas are often called Siamese Fighting Fish because they can’t live together without fighting. For this reason, keep only one betta at a time in a tank. Choose a betta that looks healthy. The fish should have a clean body without any white spots or slimy areas. Taking a good look at the fish through the glass is usually enough to determine its health. Make sure it is swimming and has fins that aren’t torn or ragged. Set up a tank. The tank should be at least one gallon in size and should be filled with clean water. If you used tap water, use a chlorine neutralizing chemical that is made for fish tanks. Bettas don’t need plants or aeration, but they do like plants to hide in. Having a plant or a castle to hide in will keep him from becoming stressed if there is too much commotion in the room. Use an aquarium lid to keep the bett