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Where do betta fish live?
Betta Fish Care Tips Betta splendens are native to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, where they live in ditches, rice paddies, shallow pools and slow moving streams.
What are 5 interesting facts about bettas?
Betta Fish Facts Betta fish are native to Asia, where they live in the shallow water of marshes, ponds, or slow-moving streams. Male bettas are devoted fathers who build bubble nests for their young with their mouths and fiercely protect their babies from predators. Just like us, betta fish are diurnal.
When were betta fish introduced to the US?
By the late 1800, these 楤etta splendens?had gained in popularity and were first introduced into Paris in 1892 by aquarium fish importer Pierre Carbonnier. In 1896, they were also imported from Moscow into Berlin by a German importer, Paul Matte. In 1910, they then made their way to the USA.
What is the history of bettas in Thailand?
Betta keeping began in Thailand (formerly Siam) over 150 years ago. Children collected these territorial fish in rice paddies and would place them together to watch them spar, hence the name Siamese Fighting Fish. Soon, betting on these contests became commonplace.