Sunday, April 7, 2013

Betta albimarginata

Species name: Betta albimarginata

Synonym: Betta albimarginata

Common Names: Betta albimarginata

Family: Belontiidae 

Order: Perciformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 5 cm / 2 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Borneo, Kalimantan

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Other small fishes.

Water parameters: temperature 22ºC-26ºC / 71-79°F; pH 6.0 – 7.5

Aquarium setup: Betta albimarginata(Betta albimarginata) should have a tank of at least 100 cm / 40 inches in length and a minimum 15 gallons of soft water. Best kept in groups.

Feeding: Omnivorous. Prefers frozen foods.

Breeding: If the fish are well fed and kept in a good environment the breeding should last 6-8 weeks. The parents will not eat the eggs after they are laid so they can stay in the same tank.