Sunday, April 7, 2013

Peaceful Betta - Betta imbellis

Species name: Betta imbellis


Common Names: Peaceful Betta

Family: Belontiidae 

Order: Perciformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 8 cm / 3 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Malaysia

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Betta imbellis (Peaceful Betta) can peaceful live with other species.

Water parameters: temperature 24-28ÂșC / 75-82°; pH 5.5 - 7

Aquarium setup: Betta imbellis (Peaceful Betta) needs a lot of long stemmed plants amog which they might hide as they are very shy and don't come out very often. You should setup your aquarium to maximize the number of hiding places available.

Feeding: Betta imbellis (Peaceful Betta) likes live and frozen food.

Breeding: For best results when breeding Betta imbellis (Peaceful Betta) the water level requires be decreased to 15-20 cm / 6-8 inches. Before breeding both male and female requires be kept in separate aquariums. The parents requires be fed once a day to discourage them from eating the eggs.