Does Your Betta Do This? Funny

  1. sea-potato

    sea-potato Initiate Member

    In the morning, Atlas swims back and forth a bit while waiting for me to feed him and then he'll lie down on the gravel. I'm sure I'm projecting a bit here but it feels like he's being dramatic and playing dead. When I go up to him he starts swimming back and forth again.
     

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  2. ValerieAdams

    ValerieAdams Member Member

    Mine never did that, but that is funny. He is beautiful!
     
  3. Fanatic

    Fanatic Fishlore VIP Member

    Haha! Yes, mine do that! :)
     
  4. CanadianFishFan

    CanadianFishFan Well Known Member Member

    My halfmoon does that too. Sometimes it hard to swim around with such long fins. So i moved him to a 5.5 gallon long tank so its easier for him to reach the surface.
     
  5. sleow

    sleow Member Member

    Gosh, fish can be so dramatic :emoji_joy:
     
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    sea-potato

    sea-potato Initiate Member

    Thank you! I don't see many betta fish with this kind of coloring. Sort of a pale rosy pink with shimmery blues and greens on his almost transparent tail. Much prettier in real life.

    I plan to move him to a longer tank someday but I don't have the space right now. :(
     

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  7. NinaB

    NinaB Initiate Member

    that's so cute! he's gorgeous
    my betta will come to the front of the tank and follow me if I move around haha.