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Siamese Fighting Fish

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A major reason for the popularity of Siamese Fighting Fish is their wonderful colors. A wide variety of colors and even fin shape can be found.
  Siamese Fighting Fish in aquarium


Latin Name: Betta splendens Lifespan: 2 - 3 years
Distribution: Southeast Asia Estimated Size: 3 inches
Siamese Fighting Fish are probably best known for their aggressive tendancies. You can never have more than 1 male in the same aquarium as they will certainly fight to the death. Even if there are no immediate threats to the fish, they will still require a place to hide in their aquarium. If there are no other fish around the Siamese Fighting Fish will even attack its own reflection in the aquarium glass. In the wild these fish feed on mosquitos and other small insects and generally inhabit warm, slow moving water.

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