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What type of betta do you have?

By Leonard Ho - Posted Feb 19, 2015 09:00 AM
Bettafish are often lumped together as generic bettas at your LFS. But there are many different varieties of bettas. Here are excellent references that helps ID the type of betta you own (or may be interested in). Know your betta!
What type of betta do you have?

A stunning betta at the International Betta Competition

This Bubbles & Bettas blog post is an useful reference, as is the video below.

Are you nuts about bettas and want to learn even more?  The International Betta Congress publishes an excellent magazine called FLARE that is exclusively dedicated to these beautiful animals.  Chapters of the IBC also sponsor the International Betta Competition where some of the world's most exotic bettas are exhibited.

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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