Do Betta Fish Like Light?

Share with others...
Share on Facebook1Tweet about this on Twitter9Pin on Pinterest0Share on Google+0Share on StumbleUpon0Share on Reddit0

Yes, Betta fish do like light, and no, Betta fish don’t like light. Make sense? Ok, let me explain, Betta fish prefer a schedule where they have regular light and dark periods so that they can get into a normal sleeping pattern.

Bettas like light so that they know when to wake up and prefer a darker environment to sleep. You may have an aquarium light on your tank and if so, it is probably best for you to turn this on when you wake up in the morning and turn it off just before bed time. This will give your Betta a regular sleeping pattern that matches yours.

When you think about it, of course Betta fish do like light, they come from the tropics in Thailand where there is a lot of sunlight! If you don’t want you’re your Japanese fighting fish to live in a stressful environment, then you should provide some sort of light source for your fish. Some lights can even come with a timer so that your light will automatically turn on and off at the scheduled times.

Do Betta fish like Sun Light?

Keeping your tank in direct sunlight is not a good idea. Depending where you live, direct sunlight could also heat up the water – leading to your tank overheating and your betta getting ill (or almost cooking). Direct sunlight can also lead to excess algae growth which will mean your tank will have dirty water which will require leaning more often.

The main thing to remember is that your Betta will do better in a stable sort of environment. That means having a regular schedule of light and darkness for your fish. You want your new little friend to be happy and healthy and keeping him in this sort of home is what is best for him to live for several years to come.

[highlight]Find any useful tips? So will your friends share this page with your friends / followers and lets help Bettas around the world get better care! :) Any questions or comments just add them below! Thanks.[/highlight]

8 Comments

  1. Havi Thomas June 9, 2014 Reply
    • @BettaInfo June 9, 2014 Reply
  2. Xia Webster July 27, 2014 Reply
    • @BettaInfo July 27, 2014 Reply
  3. roman August 15, 2014 Reply
  4. Linda M. August 19, 2014 Reply
  5. james reynolds September 3, 2014 Reply
  6. Bri and Berto October 18, 2014 Reply

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *