Betta pinguis

The Betta pinguis lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Betta pinguis Tan & Kottelat 1998 Betta prima Kottelat 1994 Threelined Mouthbrooder Betta pugnax (Cantor, 1849) Betta picta (non Valenciennes, 1846) Macropodus pugnax Cantor, 1849 Betta trifasciata (non Bleeker, 1850) More

Finding the Betta Pinguis is distinct as it is only known to be in the Borneo waters of the Middle Kapuas basin. Kalimantan Barat, Kapuas basin, Sungai Letang near Kampung, Kandung Suli. They are easier to spot as their length is up to 7 centimeters. More

Betta pinguis can be housed in pairs, species tanks, and community tanks. Pairs can be housed in a 10 gallon tank, groups should be housed in a 55 gallon tank or larger. Pairs should be given cover such as caves and plants. More

Common names

Empala in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Emplasek in Iban
Emplasek in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Osphronemidae
Genus : Betta
Species : Betta pinguis
Authority : Tan & Kottelat, 1998