Sunday, April 7, 2013

Black Small Fighter - Betta persephone

Species name: Betta persephone


Common Names: Black Small Fighter

Family: Belontiidae 

Order: Perciformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 4 cm / 1.5 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Malaysia

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Betta Persephone (Black Small Fighter) are best kept with alone or with other very small species.

Water parameters: temperature 23-28ÂșC / 73-82°F; pH 6.0 – 8.0

Aquarium setup: Betta Persephone (Black Small Fighter) needs an aquarium with the minimum length of 40 cm / 16 inches. The aquarium decoration should consist of a lot of plants allowing the fish to find a lot of hiding places. Male Betta Persephone (Black Small Fighter) are aggressive with each other. Females are very peaceful.

Feeding: Betta Persephone (Black Small Fighter) sometimes accepts tried food but live and frozen food is preferred.

Breeding: Unknown.