Why are ‘Betta’ fish usually aggressive and territorial?

Why are ‘Betta’ fish usually aggressive and territorial?

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The Betta fish is usually a beautiful fish that attracts a lot of attention both for its colors and for its fins. But there is something that makes us look much more at it, and that is its dominant and territorial character. When threatened, this fish opens its fins even more in a defensive position, for this reason it is called 'Frez Luchador' and is condemned to live alone in any aquarium. Some fish do not have the ability to live accompanied inside an aquarium and the Betta Fish is one of them, let's go a little into their world to try to understand this way of being so peculiar and what can be done about it. Is it normal for Betta fish to behave aggressively? The Betta Fish is…
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Why is my betta fish not eating and not moving?

Why is my betta fish not eating and not moving?

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Betta fish have acquired great popularity among hobbyists who love fish and own an aquarium at home. The cause is its beautiful color and fan-shaped fins. These fish are very sensitive and require very specific care which is they are not paid attention, the consequences could be reflected in their diet and in the long run in their health. There are a number of things that could indicate that something is wrong with our fish and one of these, apart from the loss of appetite, is the lack of activity. If you own this species of fish, and you think it suffers from this type of problem, in fishlists TO WE bring you everything you need to know about in response to your question about"why does my betta fish not…
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ROUND FISH TANKS, ARE THEY GOOD OR BAD? EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

ROUND FISH TANKS, ARE THEY GOOD OR BAD? EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Round fish tanks began to become popular years ago due to their multiple appearances in movies and television series. Hollywood brought us home the possibility of having in our room a small round fish tank with which to enter the world of cold-water fish. Although they are called round fish tanks, the truth is that this type of aquarium does not always have a perfect ball or sphere shape. The common feature of all of them is an opening at the top through which to access their interior. A key opening for feeding fish or carrying out maintenance tasks. These fish tanks usually have a capacity of between 5 and 15 liters and in most cases are made of glass. Although round fish tanks can seem like a great decorative…
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How Do Fish Breathe Underwater?

How Do Fish Breathe Underwater?

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Do fish have lungs? How are fish able to breathe under the fresh and salty waters of the whole world? Ichthyology is the science that is responsible for clarifying these and all those questions related to the amazing world of fish. Both the description of the anatomy, and the breathing system of the fish, and their ecology, are fascinating to know more closely the different habits and characteristics of the different groups of fish. Continue reading this interesting fishlists article to find out how fish breathe, what the fish’s breathing system consists of, as well as the vital importance of gills and other respiratory structures for the survival of these animals. Where the fish breathe Like the rest of the group of animals, fish need to have oxygen in their tissues to survive, thus covering their…
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Zebrafish (Danio rerio): Care, Feeding, Breeding and Pictures

Zebrafish (Danio rerio): Care, Feeding, Breeding and Pictures

freshwater fish
Zebrafish (Brachydanio rerio or Danio rerio) is a cyprinid native to the freshwater of India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. It enjoys a lot of popularity among those who like to have home aquariums, because their basic needs are very easy to cover. It receives the name of zebra for its appearance, being also called danio or banderita. With a tiny size, between 5 and 6 centimeters only, the color of its body is gold or silver, with stripes of a dark blue crossing its length. If you want to know everything you need to have a Zebrafish at home, do not miss this article from fishlists about zebrafish care. Prepare the aquarium Although the Zebrafish is a small fish, it requires a spacious aquarium,due to its nature as a great swimmer and the fact that it prefers to ride…
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Dragon Betta Fish: Care, Feeding, Breeding and Pictures

Dragon Betta Fish: Care, Feeding, Breeding and Pictures

freshwater fish
The dragon betta fish has a relatively new pattern created through selective breeding. This pattern is very popular for its bright metallic coloration, know all its characteristics and care of the dragon betta fish in this article, I am sure that this technical sheet clears your mind a lot so that you can have, care for and enjoy this beautiful. ! Let's get started right now! CHARACTERISTICS OF THE DRAGON BETTA FISH The Dragon betta fish has a strong full-body color with body scales that resemble those of a lizard or a dragon. The color of its base body is usually a rich color like red with iridescent pale scales on its main body (often copper-colored). This is a species of fish that was intentionally raised in the Betta splendens line of wild bettas. Betta fish with dragon scales have…
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Aquarium piranhas: Are they a good choice as a pet?

Aquarium piranhas: Are they a good choice as a pet?

freshwater fish
Piranhas are well known and also feared exotic animals. These fish belong to the Characidae family, like anchovies or palometas. They are freshwater animals that inhabit the waters of South America and can measure, both in the wild and in captivity, up to 30 centimeters. Many people are attracted to aquarium piranhas as pets. However, this species requires specific care. Piranhas as a pet Piranhas are not as aggressive fish as people think. However, within the different types there are some more dangerous ones. One of them is the red-bellied piranha. This type of piranha has neurotransmitters in its brain that make it attack the first thing it sees when it is hungry. However, when it has food and water, it poses no threat to humans. The colors of piranhas…
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Ramirezi fish: habitat, characteristics and care..

Ramirezi fish: habitat, characteristics and care..

freshwater fish
The ramirezi fish (Mikrogeophagus ramirezi) is a freshwater species belonging to the cichlid family (Cichlidae), a taxon with an estimated 3000 different species, of which approximately 1650 have been described. Along with the ramirezi, other famous cichlids are the discus (Symphysodon), the angelfish (Ptherophyllum) and the oscar (Astronotus ocellatus). Cichlids are very widespread fish in the aquarium world, as they include a number of species of beautiful appearance, marked personality and very interesting reproductive courtships. In general, however, they are not easy to care for, as they have quite specific requirements. Here we tell you all about the ramirezi fish. Habitat of ramirezi fish Before focusing on the aquarium care of this species, it is useful to review its biological particularities in the wild. With the knowledge of the real…
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harlequin rasbora: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

harlequin rasbora: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

freshwater fish
The harlequin rasbora is not only particularly beautiful to look at but also very peace-loving and robust. This is why it is an extremely recommendable fish, even for beginners. We have put together important tips for you on keeping and caring for the popular harlequin rasbora. Care Level:EasyTemperament:PeacefulColor Form:Silver Body with a Black Patch and Orange FinsLifespan:5-8 YearsSize:Up to 2 inchesDiet:OmnivorousFamily:CyprinidaeMinimum Tank Size:10 GallonsTank Set-Up:Freshwater with Plants and Open Swimming SpaceCompatibility:Peaceful Community Aquarium Appearance: What are the external characteristics of the harlequin rasbora? The harlequin rasbora is a small carp-like fish (Cypriniformes) from the Danionidae family. The beautiful ornamental fish owes its name to the dark, wedge-shaped markings that extend on the sides of the body, from the middle of the body over the caudal fin stalk to the caudal…
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Rummy nose tetra: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

Rummy nose tetra: Care, Lifespan, Feeding, Algae Eating, Size..

freshwater fish, Tetra fish
The rummy nose tetra, also Hemigrammus rhodostomus, is a popular freshwater fish from South America. Its strikingly coloured redhead and the black and white striped tail fin give it an unmistakable appearance. In this guide, you will find out all the peculiarities and characteristics of red-headed tetras and consider when keeping and socializing. Characteristics Knowledge Surname:Hemigrammus rhodostomus, Hemigrammus bleheriFamily:Real tetrasOrigin:Brazil and ColombiaSize:6 cmLife expectancy:ten yearsTemperature:24-27 ° CTotal hardness:below 10 ° dGHPH value:5.5-7.0Pool size:from 80 cm, 112 liters General information Origin & habitat The rummy-nose tetra comes from South America, more precisely from Colombia and Brazil. There he lives in flowing waters with low currents. Most of the time he is in flat areas near the shore. Appearance The rummy nose tetra has a basic silver colour. As the name suggests, the head is coloured a strong red.…
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