Scientific name: Betta breviobesus
Common name: N/A
Usual size in fish tanks: 6 - 7 cm (2.36 - 2.76 inch)
Recommended pH range for the species: 6.6 - 7.3
Recommended water hardness (dGH): 5 - 21°N (89.29 - 375ppm)
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Recommended temperature: 23 - 28 °C (73.4 - 82.4°F)
The way how these fish reproduce: Spawning
Where the species comes from: South Asia
Temperament to its own species: peaceful
Temperament toward other fish species: peaceful
Usual place in the tank: Top levels
Food and feeding
Even though Betta breviobesus will accept all foods, they much prefer to be given live or frozen foods. Use a quality flake to vary the diet but they do need meaty foods like brine shrimp and blood worms.
South Asia; Betta breviobesus are mostly found in Indonesia.
Males will have a broader head shape than the females. The males will also have longer pelvic finnage.
The male will do all of the mouth brooding with this species of Betta. When the female has laid the eggs and they are fertilised, she will spit them at the male so that he can collect them into his mouth. Brooding normally takes 14 days and once the fry are released, they can be fed on Infusoria.
The expected life span for Betta breviobesus is 3 years.
Betta breviobesus are classed as a timid species; never keep them with aggressive tank mates. They require lots of plants in the tank and hiding places in case they feel threatened and need to hide away. This species of Betta prefers to be kept in groups.
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