Sunday, April 7, 2013

Betta pinguis

species name: Betta pinguis


Common Names: 

Family: Belontiidae 

Order: Perciformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 12 cm / 5 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Indonezia - Kalimantan

Temperament: Peaceful.

Company: Betta pinguis are best kept with other calm peaceful species.

Water parameters: temperature 26ÂșC / 79°F; pH 6.3

Aquarium setup: Betta pinguis prefers to live in “new” water so regular water changes are where important. Decorate your aquarium with a lot of plants to create hiding places. Male Betta pinguis are aggressive with each other. Females are very peaceful.

Feeding: Betta pinguis accept most frozen and live food.

Breeding: Unknown