Crescent Betta

Other Crescent Betta Names: Crescent Betta, Peaceful Betta

Crescent Betta Scientific Name: Betta imbellis

Crescent Betta (Betta imbellis))

Temperature Range: 72°F-84°F
pH Range: 6-7.2
Hardness Range: 5-20°

Family: Belontiidae

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: 10 gallons

Crescent Betta Temperament: Peaceful

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.

Aquarium Region: All over

Crescent Betta Diseases: None specific to species

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