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Published by Baillière, Tindall & Cassell in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Siamese fighting fish.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementM. J. A. Simpson.
SeriesAnimal behaviour monographs -- v. 1, pt. 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL638.A5 S56 1968
The Physical Object
Pagination73 p. :
Number of Pages73
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22406778M

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  The display of the Siamese fighting fish, Betta splendens by M. J. A. Simpson, , Baillie re, Tindall &Cassell edition, in English. Betta splendens REGAN, Siamese Fighting Fish SynonymsTop ↑. Micracanthus marchei Sauvage, ; Betta splendens var. abbreviata Pellegrin, Etymology. Betta: from ikan betah, the vernacular Malay for species of this genus.. splendens: from the Latin splendens, meaning ‘shining, glittering’.. Classification. Order: Perciformes Family: Osphronemidae. Betta splendens aquarium decoration. We have found that Bettas thrive in shallow tanks with very slow flow (a small air filter is more than adequate), plants (the thicker the vegetation the better for the fish, provided there is sufficient space for them to swim amongst the plants comfortably) and some wood. Occur in standing waters of floodplains, canals, rice paddies (Ref. ) and medium to large rivers (Ref. ).Feed on zooplankton, mosquito and other .

Siamese fighting fish, (Betta splendens), freshwater tropical fish of the family Osphronemidae (order Perciformes), noted for the pugnacity of the males toward one another. The Siamese fighting fish, a native of Thailand, was domesticated there for use in contests. Combat consists mainly of fin nipping and is accompanied by a display of. Aggressive display in the Siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens) Experiment 2 showed that fish preferred to respond for the opportunity to display when their choice responses did not also produce a brief electric shock, in contrast to previous results with a non-choice by:   The Siamese Fighting Fish (Betta splendens), originally imported from Siam (today’s Thailand), has quickly become the aquarium enthusiast’s most popular fish. Because they adapt to most aquarium temperatures and eat pretty much anything offered them (although they are true carnivores), Bettas have become a well-liked addition to the family fish tank. The Siamese fighting fish only lives for up to 5 years, but the Siamese fighting fish normally will only get to the age of 2 or 3. The Siamese fighting fish is a fairly hassle-free fish to keep in a small aquarium where there only a few fish. The Siamese fighting fish is also a popular aquarium fish due toScientific name: Betta Splendens.