Majority of beginners chooses this viral, vibrantly colored simplest species of all for their hassle-free maintenance and its aquarium does not even require any filters or heaters. They are easy to take care and can be kept in small aquariums with other fish species safely. Bettas belong to the Gourami family and are highly territorial.
Bettas usually live 2 – 3 years, but it can extend further in some cases. They grow to max. 3 inch in size. It requires an omnivorous diet with high protein and fiber consisting of brine shrimp, dried bloodworms or daphnia. Male Bettas are very notorious fighters; therefore only single male Betta should be kept in each tank.