Betta Nipping At Glass

Discussion in 'Betta Fish' started by 6666666666, Jul 17, 2017.

  1. 6666666666Well Known MemberMember

    Hey guys,

    Has anyone ever seen there Betta nip at the tank glass? When I got close to his tank today he started getting excited because he relates me with food and a couple times he kinda nipped at the glass.. is it possible he saw a reflection or something?
     
  2. CheesearmadaValued MemberMember

    My betta used to do that. I wouldn't worry too much about it, as for my betta lived a good 3-4 years.
     
  3. 6666666666Well Known MemberMember

    Ok thank you. Just curious, what kind of Betta was it?
     
  4. CheesearmadaValued MemberMember

    Plakat betta. I also owned a crowntail betta. They are quite impressive.
     
  5. 6666666666Well Known MemberMember

    They really are! I have a plakat too.. & a double tail and veil tail. Amazing creatures..
     
  6. SenValued MemberMember

    My delta tail will sometimes headbutt the tank glass when I drop a pellet in front of him. I guess he thinks his food might run away so he's "cornering" it.

    My crowntail will make aggressive kissy faces (doing that fishface gaping motion will wriggling his tail and madly flapping his pectoral fins) when I wave the food container in front of him, but he hasn't tried to take a chunk out of the glass yet.
     
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