What's The Deal With Wild Bettas?

Discussion in 'Betta Fish' started by BettaFishKeeper4302, Jun 15, 2018.

  1. BettaFishKeeper4302

    BettaFishKeeper4302 Well Known Member Member

    Wild bettas seem to be very popular and i'd like to know why. I went to a website and they were sold out.
  2. GuppyGuy007

    GuppyGuy007 Well Known Member Member

    I believe that they are not as aggressive as the ones found in stores, so you could keep groups of them together, some of them even needing to be in groups. Also, they are a lot harder to find then your common betta women tend, so most local fish stores don't have them in stock, so they are hard to find online
  3. Lagertha

    Lagertha Valued Member Member

    Because people are selfish and can’t resist capturing something beautiful to own.
  4. IHaveADogToo

    IHaveADogToo Well Known Member Member

    I think it's because "I can keep these bettas together?!"
  5. S

    Small Tanks Valued Member Member

    Actually a lot of the 'wild' breeds are still tank reared, or farm bred, they're fairly easy to breed in tank.

    They're beautiful and have very different personalities than the bettas you see in pet stores, they're more peaceful and natural looking in your tank as well. A few of the species are even mouth brooders (that's how different they are!).

    If you see them, you can ask if they're wild caught or captive bred.
  6. CanadianFishFan

    CanadianFishFan Well Known Member Member

    Since the land of where wild bettas are found is slowly disapearing they become more rare. Im sure some species is instinct already. Ive seen some sold for ever $400 on RenasFishStore

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