The Siamese fighting fish, also known as the betta, is a popular fish in the aquarium trade. Bettas are a member of the gourami family and are known to be highly territorial. Males in particular are prone to high levels of aggression and will attack each other if housed in the same tank.
Lifespan: 3 – 5 years (In captivity)
Scientific name: Betta splendens
Did you know: There are lots of reasons a betta could become sluggish but the most common reason for inactivity is tank water that is too cold.