The Siamese Fighting Fish Pillow


The Siamese Fighting Fish (Betta splendens) or betta is a very popular aquarium fish originating form and native to South-East Asia and are called “pla-kad” in Thai, or fighting fish. It is a beautiful fish which can range greatly in coloration and fin shape. The species in general prefers warm water with significant amount of vegetation and temperatures of 26-30 degrees Celsius. It is important for bettas to have access to the water’s surface to allow easy breathing. Males are typically and characteristically territorial and aggressive and should not be kept together in close quarters.