Female Betta Fish Blowing Bubbles

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by shooter78, Aug 3, 2017.

  1. shooter78New MemberMember

    My female betta fish seems to blow bubbles all the time! Is this bad? I was watching and for a while she seemed to go to the bottom of the tank, then swim up really fast, and blow a bubble, and she's got like five bubbles in a row. I thought maybe she was making a bubble nest but I don't know she's seemed to have moved on from it. Is she just happy? Or trying to get air.
  2. FishFish221

    FishFish221Well Known MemberMember

    She might be making a bubble nest.
  3. Cranks_Tanks

    Cranks_TanksValued MemberMember

    its not unusual for a female to blow bubble nests, its actually a good sign that they are happy.
  4. fishgame6

    fishgame6Valued MemberMember

    they do blow bubble nests for time to time even if female what size tank is she in ?
  5. OP

    shooter78New MemberMember

    10 gallon
  6. fishgame6

    fishgame6Valued MemberMember

    ok good just making sure how old is she it might of been a male but in a female cup!
  7. Betta Fish Specialist

    Betta Fish SpecialistNew MemberMember

    If shes swimming to the top of the tank and blowing bubbles shes breathing the oxygen in the air. Betta fish have a labyrinth organ that makes them be able to breathe air.

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