Taking Care of Betta Fish - 6 Steps To Proper Betta Fish Care

Published: 16th September 2009
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When it comes to taking care of betta fish, believe it or not, there is a lot more to it than simply doing the basics such as changing the fish's water weekly and feeding it once or twice a day.

Taking care of betta fish can be a fun and rewarding experience. You can teach your betta to do tricks, you can socialize your betta, you can breed your betta, and you can even interact with your betta. These fish even have their own "personalities" and you can learn to understand how your betta feels.

This species of fish can get sick very easily if you do something to upset the delicate balance of their habitat. So it is of utmost importance that you learn how to recognize the signs of an ailment or injury so that you can provide treatment for your fish.

Now, the following is a basic checklist of six things to take into consideration when it comes to taking care of betta fish:

1. Do you know how often, how much, and what type of food to feed your fish?
2. How are you keeping your fish's habitat clean? Do you use a water filter? How often are you changing the water?
3. What is the best temperature to keep the water at?
4. How large is your fish's tank or aquarium? Is it adequate to keep your betta fish happy?
5. Are you socializing your betta with other fish?
6. How many and what kind of plants and rocks are you keeping in your fish's habitat?
Let's learn more about taking care of betta fish with this companion guide that is a MUST for every betta fish owner.

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