Siamese Fighter (Betta splendens)

Also known as Betta, Crowntail, Halfmoon, Siamese Fightingfish

Description

Also known as Betta, Crowntail, Halfmoon, Siamese Fightingfish.

Found in standing water over canals, floodplains, rice paddies and rivers.
They feed on insect larvae, mosquito larvae and zooplankton.
Length - 6.5cm
Depth - ?
Asia - Mekong basin.

Males will fight each other if put together, hence the name.

Popular in the aquarium trade. These fish can vary greatly in colour. Ref: https://www.fishbase.de/summary/4768

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