Do Betta Fish Have Teeth? Do They Bite?

Given that they are also known as “Siamese fighting fish” it makes sense that people often ask two questions about bettas. “Do betta fish have teeth?” and “Do betta fish bite?” Some people wonder if they are going to get injured when they put their hand into a tank containing bettas! The good news is […]

Do Betta Fish Change Color?

Over the lifetime of your betta fish you may notice a change in color. This isn’t necessarily anything to worry about. Female betta fish especially change color as they mature. Color changes can also be a good sign. It’s important to be able to recognise the difference between positive color changes and those that can […]

Do Betta Fish Have Eyelids?

Betta fish owners often notice that their fish never seem to close their eyelids, blink or fall asleep: they just constantly keep their eyes open! This leads us to wonder: do betta fish have eyelids at all?! You may be surprised to hear that the answer is no! Betta fish do not have eyelids. You’ll […]