Average Adult Size 2 1/2 inches long, not including tail
Average Life Span up to 3 years with proper care
Minimum Aquarium Size 1/4+ gallons
Water Temperature: 72-82°F
The Betta is without a doubt, one of the most popular freshwater tropical fish. And it is easy to see why. The Betta is, first and foremost, brightly colored in shades of vibrant hues unparalleled among freshwater fish. Second, this member of the Belontiidae family is hardy when kept in ideal water parameters. Finally, despite their seemingly delicate beauty, Betta splendens requires simple care, which makes them a favorite of both beginning and advanced hobbyists.