Sunday, April 7, 2013

Smaragd Fighting Fish - Betta smaragdina

Species name: Betta smaragdina


Common Names: Smaragd Fighting Fish

Family: Belontiidae 

Order: Perciformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 7 cm

Environment: freshwater

Origin: North-East of Thailand-Kora

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Betta smaragdina (Smaragd Fighting Fish) can be kept together with other peaceful species.

Water parameters: Temperature 22-27ÂșC / 72-80°F; pH 4.5 - 7.8

Aquarium setup: Betta smaragdina (Smaragd Fighting Fish) needs an aquarium with plenty of plants. The aquarium must be well covered since the fish will attempt to jump through the smallest hole.

Feeding: Betta smaragdina (Smaragd Fighting Fish) prefers live food.

Breeding: Unknown

Betta Smaragdina Couple