SPECIE NAME:Betta splendens
COMMON NAME OF THE SPECIE:
This species is found in southeast Asia from the Lower Mekong Basin: Malayan peninsula, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
It occurs from the Mae Khlong to Chao Phraya basins, waters of the eastern slope of the Cardamom mountains, and from the Isthmus of Kra. Its natural range is Thailand
UPTO 7 cm
UPTO 0.05 kg
Although the Siamese Fighting Fish are omnivores that will eat some green algae in nature, their diet is primarily carnivorous. In the wild they feed mostly on zooplankton, insect larvae, crustaceans, and aquatic insects.
Siamese Fighting Fish or Betta splendens is a fish of unparalleled beauty and are greatly appreciated for their gorgeous appearance, interesting behaviors, and simple space requirements leading to it being dubbed "the Jewel of the Orient",