Betta channoides outside tub??
I've been reading up on keeping tubs outside for the summer and how many people are having success at it. So I'm ready to give it a try with a "wild" twist to it.
This leaves me wondering, has anyone kept wild bettas outside. I live in south florida so the weather year around doesn't go too drastic, and the rains would give me a softer water than what I get from tap. Also mosquitos larve and microorganisms would tribe with aquatic plants year around. The only thing holding me back is the temperature, I've read that B. Channoides need a rage of 73 - 86 degrees, and as you all know tanks/tubs would fluctuatate throughout the day. I took one of my thermometer and sticked it outside in a trail tub (with no fish) and as of 7:40 the water was on 84 F, it's usually hit by the sun in the morning but the rest of the day is on shade....
If anyone has experience with outside wild betta keeping please let me know anything I should be getting ready for. Feel free to correct me if I got anything wrong and/ or give me advice to another betta species (mouth brooder if possible) that would be great for me.
Thanks for your time