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siamese fighting fish for sale gauteng

siamese fighting fish for sale gauteng
Information about animalswhat happens when you put a betta fish with other fishIn 1909, British ichthyologist Charles Tate Regan found there was a associated species already named Macropodus pugnax, and thus renamed the domesticated Siamese combating fish, Betta splendens, or “fabulous fighter”. Betta splendens first entered the Western aquarium trade in the late 19th century; the earliest known arrival is 1874 in France, when French aquaria expert and ichthyologist Pierre Carbonnier began uploading and breeding a number of specimens. In 1896, German tropical fish expert Paul Matte brought the first specimens into Germany from Moscow, obviously from the tension constructed by Carbonnier. This suggests bettas were already slightly dependent in France and Russia by the turn of the twentieth century. Fighting fish were also existing in Australia by 1904, in keeping with an editorial written by British born zoologist Edgar Ravenswood Waite and posted by the Australian Museum in Sydney. Waite indicates that Australian specimens were introduced from Penang, Malaysia, near the border with Thailand.