Pet Care Center: Fish

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How to Take Care of a Betta Fish: History, Life Span, Feeding, and Tank Setup

Despite what you’ve heard, betta fish can’t be kept in a bowl. Find out from a fish expert how to care for a betta fish the right way with the proper betta food and fish tank setup.
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What Are GloFish?

For decades, scientists and medical researchers studied bioluminescence in nature and have adapted fluorescent genes as biomarkers for many applications. That is how GloFish found their...
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Can You Actually Keep Fish in Bowls?

Find out why fish bowls are not the optimal environment for aquarium fish, especially goldfish and bettas.
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