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Rare Betta Fish

What is a Rare Betta Fish?

These aren’t your everyday bettas you find at a pet store. Rare betta fish are hard to find. They are often bred overseas in countries like Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam where Siamese fighting fish are native species. Rare bettas are exciting pets for lovers of betta fish who like to pamper their beautiful tropical pets.

What is the Lifespan of Rare Betta Fish?

The lifespan of most betta fish is about 2 to 5 years. Quality breeders provide healthy fish with the best genetics and, therefore, the longest lifespan. Excellent care will also extend your rare betta fish’s life. Here at JV Betta our fish are only 2 to 4 months old so you will get several extra months with them versus pet store betta fish that can be a year old or more when you buy them.

How Big Are Your Rare Betta Fish?

Our baby bettas are usually 2 to 4 months old and about 1.5 to 2 inches in size. They generally reach full size of 2 to 3 inches at around 7 or 8 months. Female betta fish tend to be slightly smaller than male bettas. Check out our giant betta fish for larger options.

Can Rare Male Bettas Live Together?

We don’t recommend housing any male betta fish together. These fish are territorial and prefer not to have any potentially competing fish in their habitat. Housing more than one male in a fish tank can lead to stress, health issues, and even death of your fish. Females, however, can live together peacefully. 

What Tropical Fish Are Good Companions For Betta Fish?

Rare female betta fish can live together in a sorority or, like males, with any of the aquatic species listed here. We recommend rasboras, mollies, guppies, tetras, and corydora as tank companion fish for bettas. Just be sure to choose tropical fish varieties that will stay smaller than your betta fish so they aren’t seen as a territorial threat. Cherry and ghost shrimp, as well as aquatic snails and dwarf African frogs are also recommended tank mates for rare bettas.

How to Care For Rare Bettas

Your betta fish should ideally have at least a 2 gallon fish tank, but more space is better for your pet. These fish can be surprisingly active and enjoy space to swim and explore. The tank water should always be treated with a water conditioner that removes chlorine before adding it to the tank. The water should be maintained at 76 to 81 degrees and a pH range of 6.5 to 7.5. Betta fish enjoy a safe spot to hide or rest. So choose some decor or a plant that won’t harm your rare fish. Betta fish should be fed once or twice daily a total or 4 to 5 pieces of food like pellet betta food.

What to Feed Rare Betta Fish

Bettas are carnivores so a high protein diet is a must. A high quality pellet food is a great place to start. A good way to vary your rare bettas diet is by feeding fresh, freeze dried, or frozen foods like daphnia, mosquito larvae, fruit flies, mealworms, and brine shrimp. Just be cautious with live foods as they have the added risk of chemical contaminants, bacteria, and parasites. 

Who Sells Rare Betta Fish in the USA?

Imported from Thailand and other countries that breed the best quality betta fish, our rare bettas are some of the best in the United States. We eliminate the middleman and make your pet fish journey much easier by importing these premium bettas. We are located in the United States and ship nationwide with priority shipping. We carry an ever-growing, ever-changing supply of unique betta fish. Our Galaxy Koi Bettas and Hellboy Betta Fish are in demand and moving quickly! Order your rare betta fish for sale today so you don’t miss out!

Where to Buy Rare Betta Fish Online

At JV Betta we are committed to supplying the best rare betta fish available in the US online. Our website is easy to navigate, educational, and easy to understand. Buying our bettas is a seamless process. Your beautiful betta fish will be at your doorstep in days, not weeks, ready to be your pet!

What Pet Store Has Rare Bettas for Sale?

Skip the pet store and order now! You won’t find our exotic betta fish at your local pet shop. Our prized tropical fish have excellent genetics and health. We have a much higher standard of care than most physical stores. We love our betta fish like they are our own.