the fish bowl has a plastic plant

the fish bowl has a plastic plant

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julie brader
5 years ago

Beta Splendens or Siamese Fighting Fish are a tropical species. They need a heater (a 25 watt would be fine in a 2 gallon tank)  in the tank and a gentle filter as they don’t like water rushing round. An ideal filter is a hang on type that goes on the side of the tank.You can purchase these quite cheaply on eBay. They also need live plants which add oxygen to the water and they enjoy a tunnel to swim through but this has to be very smooth so as not to catch and rip the fins. They also need… Read more »

Kelly Furgason
5 years ago

Hello,
I’d give your fish a few days to get used to the new bowl. Do you have a filter in the bowl? Is it at room temp?
Betta fish tend to just stay in one spot for the most part, unless sparing with another fish or you agitate them.
Good luck!
~kelly