Emerald Betta (Betta smaragdina)
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38 Litres (10 US G.)
2.5-5.1cm (1-2 ")
6.0 - 8.0
15.6-26.7°C (60 -80 °F)
This animal is available captive bred
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- Emerald Betta, Smaragd Fighter, Smaragd Betta, Emerald Green Betta, Blue Betta
- Thailand, and Vietnam
- Males are more colourful.
- 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.
- Will eat most meaty foods including bloodworm. May also accept pellet foods.
- Feed once or twice a day.
- These Bettas are quite tolerant of varying water conditions provided they remain healthy and stable. Do best in densely planted tanks.
- A generally peaceful Betta.
- 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.
- It can hybridise with other species such as Betta splendens and Betta imbellis.
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