Male Halfmoon Betta

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Male Halfmoon Betta

Male Halfmoon Betta

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Male Halfmoon Betta

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The Male Halfmoon Betta is also known as a Siamese Fighting Fish. These freshwater fish are known best for their beautiful fins and color. Bettas can breathe from their labyrinth organ which enables the fish to breathe from the surface. Minimum tank size: 1/4 gallon

  • For feeding instructions, please click on the "directions" section.
  • Approximate selling size: 1.75-2.25"
  • For additional information, please click on the "attributes/specifications" section.
  • Comes in a wide variety of colors
  • Can breathe from the surface due to modified gills, known as the labyrinth organ
  • Male Betta should never be housed together for any reason
  • If we need to contact you for any reason about your order, shipping of your package may be affected. Once your order is placed, you will receive a confirmation email with your order summary. Orders are subject to verification of payment information by phone or email. We ship for arrival to the customer Tuesday through Friday and Saturday for an extra charge where available
  • SKU1031740
  • Days to ShipUsually Leaves Warehouse the Next Business Day
  • Primary BrandPetco Freshwater Fish

Also known as Siamese Fighting Fish, Combattant (Canada), Trey kroem phloek (Cambodia), or Cá lia thia (Vietnam). The Male Betta is well known for its jewel-bright colors and spectacular fins. Bettas are anabantids (Derived from the Greek Verb anabaino, meaning "to go up") which physiologically means they have two methods of breathing. Bettas breathe from their labyrinth organ which enables the fish to breathe from the surface. Bettas also breathe through their gills like other fish. As the name suggests, theMale Halfmoon Betta has a large tail in the shape of a halfmoon. The angle is from 170° to a perfect 180° tail span. This tail variation is one of the most beautiful, yet fragile of the Bettas that has been bred within the past decade or so. Bettas will "flare" their fins when disturbed or threatened. The male Betta will attack another Betta and have been known to attack similar-looking fish. It is recommended that only one male Betta is housed in an aquarium with plants and very little current.