Category Archives: Betta Fish

You guys… ostracods get out of control fast! If you don’t know what ostracods (aka seed shrimp) are, then check out my blog post about them here. On top of that, I also had quite a bit of green spot algae that was tough to clean off the glass without taking the driftwood out of […]

A couple of weeks ago I noticed some tiny dots swimming around in my betta tank, clinging to the aquarium walls, hanging out on the driftwood, and even burrowing between the grains of sand in my aquarium substrate. What are they? They’re Seed Shrimp! Also called Ostracoda, Seed Shrimp are not truly shrimp, but rather […]

Hey everyone, happy Tuesday! I usually upload videos on Fridays, but this week I’m doing a video and blog post today in addition to my regular Friday videos. Many of you have been asking me to upload more than just one video per week, so whenever possible, I’m going to give it my best effort. […]

Several of you have noticed a little desktop aquarium in the background of some of my videos. Don’t worry, I did not cram a goldfish into a desktop aquarium… I got a betta fish! I have admired dumbo (also called elephant ear) bettas for a long time because of their oversized pectoral fins that look […]