How often do betta fish lay down?
There is only one instance when it is normal for your betta fish to be laying on the ground and that is when it is sleeping. Otherwise, there is probably a problem with tank or water quality or you’re dealing with an illness.
How do you know if your betta fish is unhappy?
The most common sign of stress is when your betta’s color begins to disappear, and stripes appear on your betta’s body. Many things can cause your betta fish to feel stressed. In addition to stress stripes, stressed fish may also dart quickly around the tank.
How do you know when bettas are happy?
A happy betta will swim around their tank daily. Sometimes they will move almost lazily about, and other times they’ll flit from side to side quickly. If the betta appears to have no trouble swimming and isn’t leaning to the side or struggling, your betta is healthy and happy.