Friday, May 23, 2014

Amazing Creatures: Siamese Fighting Fish

The Siamese fighting fish, also sometimes colloquially known as the betta (Betta splendens), is a species of gourami which is extremely popular as an aquarium fish. This species is native to the Mekong basin of ThailandLaosCambodia, and Vietnam, where it can be found in standing waters of canals, rice paddies, and floodplains. They are called pla-kad (biting fish) inThai or trey krem in Khmer.

They tend to be rather aggressive. But these beauties are one of gods koolest creation - absolutely amazing creatures.

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