December 3, 2018

It has been documented before that the Wild Betta fish that are part of the coccina complex have the ability to switch to mouth brooding if bubble nest building is not a option. This is exactly what happened to my wajok that at that time resided in a 5 gal aquarium. Th...

November 30, 2018

Time and time again we hear the name Betta Gladiator used to describe a very special species of Wild Type Betta from the unimaculata complex named Betta ocellata. But does Betta Gladiator still exist in its natural form? According to the web the subspecies of ocellata...

October 22, 2018

Betta pallifina montoi is a very aggressive subspecies of unimaculata that is collected from the Montoi area near Puruk cahu central Kalimantan Indonesia. The closest waterway is the Barito river. Montoi is a very small village with a estimated 20 families residing in...

October 20, 2018

 How to pair your Betta macrostoma! Mirror training wild types has some real science behind it. I will admit its fun to see a adult wild display, charge up and just look mean. But it plays a important role in pair bonding adults prior to breeding. Lets say you have a p...

October 21, 2017

This blog is dedicated to the husbandry and captive reproduction of naturally occurring Wild Betta fish from Indonesia , Malaysia , and south east Asia. I share this hobby with my amazing , young and talented son Nathan Mastero. I have been in this hobby for my entire...

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