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== Origin ==
|sexing=:Males are more colourful.
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:Thailand, and Vietnam
|tank_compatibility=:A more peaceful Betta which can be kept in pairs in {{gal|10}}, groups in {{gal|30}} or larger. Can be kept in peaceful non-territorial tank mates. In order to breed, they must be kept in species tanks.
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|diet=:Will eat most meaty foods including [[bloodworm]]. May also accept pellet foods.
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== Sexing ==
|environment_specifics=:These Bettas are quite tolerant of varying water conditions provided they remain healthy and stable. Do best in densely planted tanks.
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:Males are more colourful.
|behaviour=:A generally peaceful Betta.
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|identification=:An attractive fish similar in very shape to the fancy Plakat ''[[Betta splendens]]''. They have green or blue gill plates with wild spots on the tail rays.
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== Tank compatibility ==
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:A more peaceful Betta which can be kept in pairs in {{gal|10}}, groups in {{gal|30}} or larger. Can be kept in peaceful non-territorial tank mates. In order to breed, they must be kept in species tanks.
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== Diet ==
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:Will eat most meaty foods including [[bloodworm]]. May also accept pellet foods.
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== Feeding regime ==
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:Feed once or twice a day.
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== Environment specifics ==
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:These Bettas are quite tolerant of varying water conditions provided they remain healthy and stable. Do best in densely planted tanks.
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== Behaviour ==
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:A generally peaceful Betta.
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== Identification ==
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:An attractive fish similar in very shape to the fancy Plakat ''[[Betta splendens]]''. They have green or blue gill plates with wild spots on the tail rays.
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Latest revision as of 03:35, 13 December 2017

Emerald Betta

Betta smaragdina male1.jpg
Emerald Betta

Betta smaragdina

38 Litres (10 US G.)

2.5-5.1cm (1-2 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.0 - 8.0

15.6-26.7°C (60 -80 °F)

5-19 °d

1:2-3 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

1-2 years

Family

Osphronemidae

This animal is available captive bred





Additional names

Emerald Betta, Smaragd Fighter, Smaragd Betta, Emerald Green Betta, Blue Betta


Origin[edit | edit source]

Thailand, and Vietnam


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males are more colourful.


Tank compatibility[edit | edit source]

A more peaceful Betta which can be kept in pairs in 38 Litres (10 US G.), groups in 114 Litres (30 US G.) or larger. Can be kept in peaceful non-territorial tank mates. In order to breed, they must be kept in species tanks.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Will eat most meaty foods including bloodworm. May also accept pellet foods.


Feeding regime[edit | edit source]

Feed once or twice a day.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

These Bettas are quite tolerant of varying water conditions provided they remain healthy and stable. Do best in densely planted tanks.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

A generally peaceful Betta.


Identification[edit | edit source]

An attractive fish similar in very shape to the fancy Plakat Betta splendens. They have green or blue gill plates with wild spots on the tail rays.

Species Notes[edit | edit source]

Pictures[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]