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Betta Fish Hiding Behind the Heater: All Reasons & Solutions

Numerous times I saw my betta fish hiding behind its heater. At first, I thought that the only reason for that is too cold water. However, as the years passed, I learned a few other factors that may force bettas to get behind heaters. To solve the issue in your tank, I decided to share …

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Betta Fish Swimming Vertically: Reasons & How to Solve it

The more I got into betta fish; the more odd behaviors caught my attention. For example, more than once, I’ve noticed that my betta swims vertically, up and down the tank. To determine whether it’s sick, I began to investigate the topic pretty extensively. Betta fish typically swim vertically due to an underlying ailment, such …

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Betta Fish Rubbing Against Rocks, Plants, Glass & Filter

Quite frequently, I noticed that my betta fish rubs against objects such as rocks and filters. At first, I ignored the phenomenon. I believed that it was merely playing and investigating its surroundings. However, as the issue progressed, I began to investigate other possible causes for rubbing among bettas. Betta fish often rub against objects …

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Curled and Clamped Betta Fins: Causes & Treatment

As a betta fish admirer, I got a little disturbed when I saw its fins becoming curled and clamped. My first assumption was that fin rot is the underlying cause. However, as I researched the topic more extensively, I figured that curling and clamped betta fins could result from different reasons and that the treatment …

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Why is my Betta Breathing Heavily & Rapidly? (With Solutions)

As a fan of betta fish, I do everything in my power to keep my pet satisfied. However, more than once, I have noticed heavy and rapid breathing in my betta tank. As I saw the phenomenon didn’t resolve on its own, I began to research the topic a little deeper, looking for answers.  Betta …

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Why is my Betta Fish Always Hungry? (Complete Feeding Guide)

In the early days of fishkeeping, I noticed that the betta fish I grew was always hungry. For example, each time I approached the tank, my fish went to the top, anticipating its next meal. That got me thinking, why is my betta fish always hungry? Am I feeding it properly? To make sure my …

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Betta Fish Sit at the Top of the Tank: Reasons & Solutions

More than once, I caught my Betta fish hovering at the upper sections of the tank. That got me curious since these fish typically swim in the middle. Admittedly, I wanted to know if that behavior could indicate an issue. That was when I began to research the topic a little deeper. Betta fish tend …

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