What fish can live with a Betta?
- Kuhli Loaches. These eel-like oddball fish grow to about 3.5 inches long and are great scavengers for picking up any excess food your betta drops.
- Ember Tetras.
- Malaysian Trumpet Snails.
- Harlequin Rasboras.
- Cory Catfish.
Do betta fish need a heater?
Since Bettas are typically in tropical conditions year-round, they absolutely should have a heater to keep them warm. The shallow canals and ponds they live in can change in temperature quickly so Bettas are a lot more tolerant to cold than most tropical fish.
What kind of fish is a betta fish?
The Siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens), commonly known as the betta, is a freshwater fish native to Southeast Asia, namely Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam.