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Redish Dwarf Fighter - Betta rutilans

Species name: Betta rutilans

Synonym:

Common Names: Redish Dwarf Fighter

Family: Belontiidae

Order: Perciformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 6 cm / 2 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Indonesia, Kalimantan

Temperament: Aggressive

Company: Betta rutilans (Redish Dwarf Fighter is best kept alone.

Water parameters: Temperature 27ºC / 80°F; pH 4.0 - 6.5

Aquarium setup: Betta rutilans (Redish Dwarf Fighter) requires plenty of plants in the aquarium. Plant the aquarium densely along the sides of the aquarium to allow weaker fishes to hide and leave and area for swimming in the middle of the aquarium. Use floating plants to allow for even more hiding places. The water level should be at about 20 cm / 8 inches. Betta rutilans (Redish Dwarf Fighter) males are aggressive with each other. Females are very peaceful.

Feeding: Betta rutilans (Redish Dwarf Fighter) are omnivorous and prefers live and frozen food.

Breeding: Betta rutilans (Redish Dwarf Fighter) can be breed in aquarium. Feed them with plenty of live food to get them into spawning condition. Betta rutilans (Redish Dwarf Fighter) builds a bubblenest and the male gurads the eggs until the fry is free swimming at what time the male should be removed from the breeding aquarium.

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