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Female Betta's are a freshwater tropical fish, it can come in many different colours and patterns that can greatly differentiate, native to Southeast Asia. Duller than their male counter parts and with shorter fins.

Depending on the fish itself, they can be kept with other peaceful tropical fish, but better to keep them away from its own species. 

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Features of Female Betta:

  • Females have a much smaller, less pronounced beard, fins and tail than males
  • Female bettas can also become territorial towards each other if they are housed in too small an aquarium
  • Keeping male and female betta fish together in one tank is not recommended for beginners

The Best Aquarium Size for Betta:

The ideal sized tank for a betta is 15L or larger. However, you could also go with a nano tank as small as 5L. In nature these fish inhabit very weedy habitats and are perfectly adapted to living in small spaces. After an Aquarium for your Betta?

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Crowntail Betta Tank Mate Compatibility:

Betta fish are known to be fierce fighters, especially towards their own species, but they can peacefully cohabitate with other fish and invertebrates.

Great tank mates for Betta include:

Coburg Aquarium, specialised in different species of live fish.

Female Crowntail Betta Feeding :

Betta's diet should consist primarily of pellets specifically made for feeding Betta. A combination of granules, bites or flakes, live frozen food like brine shrimp, bloodworms are excellent supplemental foods for your fish as well.

Check out our Top Rated Natural Fish Foods.

Betta Fish Tank Setup:

Aquarium Filtration

Filters are preferable, the current doesn’t need to be strong for your Betta. Standard filtration system will work perfectly for your fish.


We use a heater mat for the smaller tanks and bowls. Or for the larger Aquariums you will need a heater with a thermometers They generally require a heater in the winter months in most areas of Australia.


Artificial lighting is recommended. Betta fish need light while they are awake during the day, and darkness at night so they can sleep.

Aquarium Plants for Betta

Live plants are a great idea. Betta fish love lounging on the leaves and hiding in them to sleep.

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Decorations for Betta

Add lots of caves, driftwood and, decorations where your bettas can create their own territory in tanks.

After more nice quality decorations? Check our Aquarium Ornaments.


You can use substrate like sand, gravel or pebbles.

A variety of Substrates are available at Coburg Aquarium.

Additional Information

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