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  • n. Plural form of betta.


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  • Also called bettas, these often iridescent beauties are the poster fish for low maintenance, said Gene Sanchez, owner of Tropical Showcase in Hicksville, N.Y. "They don't need a filter, and they can live in a jelly jar," he said.

    Berks county news

  • Bettas: A single and showy male betta — seen above — or a group of two to three female bettas would do well in a small tank.

    Are Fish Cube-Friendly? | Lifehacker Australia

  • She's been sitting on the bottom a lot more than usual (bettas will sit periodically on the bottom, but she's not zipping up to get fed which is a bad sign.)

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • Apparently, some bettas with tumors live on to a ripe old age.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • In fish news, my mating pair of bettas seem to be too pooped (or too heart broken) to go again, although I think that this morning Johnny was starting up a new nest.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • Either goldfish or bettas, or both, tend to be the victims of choice.

    Here Fishy Fishy...

  • Except that you can't have several bettas altogether for a cake like that.

    Here Fishy Fishy...

  • Not that I'm condoning such behavior, but if you're going to have live fish in your cake, at least go for the Siamese fighter fish bettas.

    Here Fishy Fishy...

  • Not all bettas are bubble-nest builders in fact, not all bettas are the long finned fish you see in little tiny bowls at the pet store.

    Betta brooding

  • I have a trio of Betta macrostoma; they are, like many stream-dwelling bettas, mouthbrooders.

    Betta brooding


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