Saturday, April 6, 2013

Big Eye Mouthbrooder - Betta macrophthalma

Species name: Betta macrophthalma


Common Names: Big Eye Mouthbrooder

Family: Belontiidae 

Order: Perciformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 14 cm / 5.5 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Malaysia and Singapore

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Betta macrophthalma (Big Eye Mouthbrooder) can be kept with other peaceful species.

Water parameters: temperature 20-26°C / 68-78.8°F; pH 5.5 – 7.0

Aquarium setup: Betta macrophthalma (Big Eye Mouthbrooder) needs a aquarium with the minimum length of 100 cm / 40 inches. Decorate your aquarium with a lot of plants and hiding places. Make sure that the females can hide from the males.

Feeding: Betta macrophthalma (Big Eye Mouthbrooder) accepts most foods after training.

Breeding: UnknownMouthbrooder