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A Betta Con
Thursday, September 1
 

11:00am PDT

Building a betta home
So you've decided you want to keep a betta but what kind of home should we build for it? Learn about the bettas natural environment and how we can create a home that is suitable for it.

Speakers
avatar for Yuri Ishmailov

Yuri Ishmailov

Yuri has been a pioneer in the aquascaping world from a young age. He loves building breathtaking nano-tanks for his favourite fish - Betta Splendens!


Thursday September 1, 2022 11:00am - 11:45am PDT

12:15pm PDT

The IBC
The International Betta Competition is an annual betta display competition. Participants bring in their prized bettas each year to be judged with one betta declared winner. Find out what judges look for in the best bettas and how to breed and raise stunning bettas.

Speakers
avatar for Yuri Ishmailov

Yuri Ishmailov

Yuri has been a pioneer in the aquascaping world from a young age. He loves building breathtaking nano-tanks for his favourite fish - Betta Splendens!


Thursday September 1, 2022 12:15pm - 1:00pm PDT

1:45pm PDT

Betta together
One of the most common questions surrounding bettas is 'What can I keep with it'? Aka as Siamese Fighting Fish, bettas have a notorious reputation for being impulsively aggressive. Whilst there's some truth to that, we're here to dispel some myths and tell you from our experience, what does and doesn't work so well with bettas.

Speakers
avatar for Brennan Framer

Brennan Framer

Starting as a volunteer helper in his local fish store, Brennan has gained vast experience with a wide range of aquatic species whilst working his way up to becoming a fish store owner himself.
avatar for Rachel McNamara

Rachel McNamara

One of the most popular aquatic Youtubers out there, Rachel has built a massive following built on educating hobbyists with her DIY approach to fishkeeping.


Thursday September 1, 2022 1:45pm - 2:30pm PDT

3:00pm PDT

What is a betta?
Betta splendens is one of the most popular fish in the hobby. As such, it's been extensively bred and there are now many variants of bettas available. Join in to learn a little about the history of bettas and find out what the difference between a half-moon and a veil-tail is!

Speakers
avatar for Brennan Framer

Brennan Framer

Starting as a volunteer helper in his local fish store, Brennan has gained vast experience with a wide range of aquatic species whilst working his way up to becoming a fish store owner himself.


Thursday September 1, 2022 3:00pm - 4:00pm PDT

6:15pm PDT

Breeding betta
Bettas are easily bred in captivity once you understand how to provide the right environment for it. Find out how bettas breed, when and how to introduce females to your males and how to care for the fry after hatching.

Speakers
avatar for Rachel McNamara

Rachel McNamara

One of the most popular aquatic Youtubers out there, Rachel has built a massive following built on educating hobbyists with her DIY approach to fishkeeping.


Thursday September 1, 2022 6:15pm - 7:15pm PDT