Halfmoon Dragon Scale Betta


Probably the single most popular fish kept around the world, the Betta or Siamese Fighting fish has been popular in its native Thailand for centuries, and has been bred into dozens of color forms and strains. The Halfmoon Dragon Scale Betta is named for its metallic dorsal scales and full tail fins. Incredibly hardy, and with the ability to breathe air from the surface, these fish are popular “bowl fish” but really will do best in a small aquarium with a heater and some form of filtration. As their name implies, males of this species will fight and must be kept singly but females can be kept in groups.

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Halfmoon Dragon Scale Betta (Betta splendens)

Origin: Aquacultured Asia
Diet: Omnivore and micropredator. Will readily accept most frozen and prepared foods in the aquarium
Adult Size: 2″
Recommended Tank Size: 5 gallons

Preferred Water Parameters
pH:6.5 – 7.5
Temp: 76 – 82F
Ammonia: 0ppm
Nitrite: 0ppm
Nitrate: <30ppm