Other Crescent Betta Names:
Crescent Betta, Peaceful Betta
Crescent Betta Scientific Name:
Crescent Betta Temperament:
Species Type: Labyrinth Fish
Crescent Betta Adult Size: 2.5 inches (cm)
Crescent Betta Life Expectancy: 4 years
Crescent Betta Habitat: Asian streams (Malaysia)
Crescent Betta Minimum Tank Size:
Crescent Betta Diet & Nutrition:
Carnivorous - does well with flake, pellet or freeze dried foods. Also enjoys frozen food such as brine shrimp for a treat.
Crescent Betta Description:
Betta imbellis is a good fish for a quiet, peaceful community tank. Males can be kept together in a large enough tank. As with other Betta species, make sure there is a cover as they are good jumpers. These fish are much more peaceful than the Betta Splendens (Siamese Fighting Fish).
Tank Mate Compatibility:
Other peaceful community fish.
Crescent Betta Breeding & Spawning:
Breeding is similar to B. splendens (Siamese Fighting Fish). The male will build a bubble nest. Make sure the pair is conditioned weeks beforehand.
Determining Crescent Betta Sex:
Males are more colorful than females.
Crescent Betta Diseases:
None specific to species
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