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  1. Can someone please help determine Betta age? Will he grow bigger?

    Betta Fish Care
    I recently got a new betta fish a while after my old one passed away. I got him from Petco, and his cup read Rose Petal Male. I hear that rose petal bettas are just more-finned versions of Half Moons, but my last half betta was a half moon with much longer fins. How do I know if my betta is...
  2. Age of betta?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi everyone! I'm new to this site, and pretty new to betta keeping in general, so I'm going to have tons of questions in the near future, I'm sure. But for now there's one thing I'm really curious about. I took a trip to the pet store yesterday, fully intending to walk past the bettas and...
  3. Approximate age?

    Betta Pictures
    Hi. I just got this female betta and would like to know about how old she is. Can anyone tell me? Thanks!
  4. baby betta color development

    Betta Fish Care
    I have a baby betta she is about an inch maybe a bit over give or take according to a chart I found online it places het at 6-8 weeks. But when dose she get her full color she is like a brownish color with stripes and sometimes under light she is a bule and black
  5. Fish Age?

    Betta Chat
    I got my Jack on October 15th at a PetsMart. He was, I assume, full grown. How can you tell how old a betta is? Is it just a guess?
  6. How old is my fish?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi! I recently got a male crowntail betta fish and I think he is around a year and a half or something... But I'm not sure and I need some help
  7. How old is my new friend?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi there, I've bought my very first betta two weeks ago. I got him from a garden center/pet shop here in the Netherlands. Betta's are kept with the smaller fish in the shop (like; one betta between the guppy's), isn't ideal but I'm SO happy that I don't see much of those little cups in the...
  8. Baby Betta: Male or Female?

    Betta Fish Care
    I just received a baby betta from a friend that is moving across the country and couldn't take her fish. It is about an inch long and I was wondering if anyone can tell me its approximate age and gender. It also has a very distinct tail and I am curious about what type it will have when it gets...
  9. Age and size difference - First bubble nest, is he ready?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    So I have a male HM that is about 4.5 months old now and his first real bubble nest is just about finished. My question is...Is the male ready to breed? Is there a chance it will be successful? The female's body is larger than his and she is full grown but her egg spot is showing and she is...
  10. Age/Size of Betta for breeding

    Breeding Betta Fish
    does anyone know if there has to be a certain age or size before the bettas start to breed? I have a female and male that are about 3cm.
  11. I'm Back!

    Betta Chat
    Hey guys! I'm back after leaving the forum for around 6 months. :S Bart is actually sick currently. I found what I believe to be water lice in his tank and he has been biting his tail. But I have all that on another thread under the betta emergencies section. By the way, how long do bettas...
  12. Betta Tail, growing because its young, or because it is living in better conditions?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, first post here, I've been reading a lot for weeks and weeks to learn about bettas. I got my Betta a week ago. He is living in a cycled 17L tank, with a bubble powered corner filter (not sure of the proper name). When I got him he had a few holes in his fins and there was crud on the...
  13. Betta sizes by age?

    Betta Chat
    I was wondering if anyone could tell me the average size of bettas at different ages? Like, at birth, 4 months, 8 months, 1 year etc. I have a new betta that is about 2 inches (including fins) and 1.25 inches with just his body. Is this his full size?