19 Cool Betta Fish Tank Ideas That Will Inspire You
19 Cool Betta Fish Tank Ideas That Will Inspire You
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This calm and peaceful tank setup mimics the serenity of a Japanese shrine and harkens to the Betta’s Asian origins. Dark gravel substrate gives the impression of a forest floor and larger white rocks add striking contrast.
The light use of plants gives the tank a clean, minimalist look, and the shrine and bridge decorations enhance the Japanese styling.
This interesting Betta tank is inspired by the rice paddies that the original Betta fish called home. The tank itself is only filled halfway with water, but there is still plenty of room for your fish to swim around and play.
The wide, shallow shape, as well as the small island of floating greenery, creates the environment found in a rice paddy or stream and adds fascinating visual appeal to this setup.
The darker substrate under the jungle section replicates the look of a forest floor, while contrasting light-colored sand forms a relaxing beach. An interesting variety of brightly-colored vegetation creates a unique jungle environment, and the tank light at the top adds a sunny feeling to the whole scene.
Your Betta fish will definitely enjoy his time in this island paradise.
7) Log Cabin
Finley is literally the cutest little betta. He swims around the tank all day, then lays in his log each night. ?? pic.twitter.com/6CDfkLPSRl
Vegetation is the main feature in this beautiful tank.
Bettas love swimming around and exploring soft cover like live plants, and your Betta will love a green environment like this. Even though all the plants are green, this tank features several different kinds of plants for interesting variety.
A dark substrate underneath adds to the jungle feel.
Do you have a divided tank? Then consider adding variety by creating different environments.
This stunning tank uses different color pebbles and plants to make a contrasting visual environment for each section. Tank decorations in three different styles give Bettas a place to explore and add to the impression that we are looking at three different planets side-by-side.
This tank projects the peacefulness of the Buddha and the eeriness of ancient ruins like Angkor Wat.
A Buddha head decoration seems to grow out of the plants surrounding it and provides an interesting focal point. A thicket of vegetation adds to the scene and provides your Betta with many hiding places.
The best part about this tank design is that you can let your plants get overgrown a bit and they’ll make the scene even better. Any Betta will love a peaceful sanctuary like this.
This scene uses color in a very striking manner and brings to mind a jungle settlement, a video game or even the Flintstones.
The brightly colored pebbles and the multi-color plants play off of each other and brighten the scene, while a pineapple hut decoration adds a touch of fun and gives your Betta somewhere to hide. This tank is sure to liven up any room.
14) Planter Pot Paradise
Just turned an ugly snail infested tank into a beautiful living space for my betta girls ? only took 5 hours pic.twitter.com/ktLmSpF1Fb
Planter pots are one of the easiest and cheapest ways to add great-looking decorations to your Betta tank. For just a few cents each, planter pots add interesting forms to your tank’s landscape and give your Betta places to hide and explore.
Include a forest of live plants and this tank will make your Betta feel right at home.
This serene tank creatively uses pieces of bamboo with live plants at the top to create the effect of an underwater bamboo forest.
A meditating Buddha tank decoration right in the center draws the eye and adds to the sense of symmetry. Light-colored gravel brightens the tank and a few more live plants create a more natural environment. Your Betta is sure to feel peaceful in a tank like this.
This interesting tank incorporates the stylized forms of zen rock gardens to create a unique Betta fish aquarium idea.
Instead of the typical gravel or sandsubstrate, this tank uses large rocks of different types and sizes. A geometric tank decoration in the center enhances the zen feel and gives your Betta a place to perch.
17) Yellow Submarine
I set up a betta fish sorority tank!! Live plants will slowly replace the silk plants, and then I’ll be truly happy. pic.twitter.com/y0ozLclj6T
If you want your Betta tank to truly be a part of the room, there are no better options than this attractive Betta fish tank table.
Glass sides and a glass tabletop give you views into the tank from all around. Clean landscaping and live plants make you want to look at this tank. And it’s so large that your Betta and even some choice tankmates will be able to spread out.
This just may be the most creative tank of the bunch. This tank uses painted lego bricks and PVC piping to recreate a scene from the iconic Super Mario Brothers video game.
While it’s definitely more complex to set up than most other tanks, this would be a fun DIY project and a great conversation piece.
You can even take the concept of creating scenes out of painted lego bricks and design a tank around something completely different.
Watch: Super Mario Bros Fish Tank
Final Thoughts On Betta Tanks
All cool Betta tanks have a few things in common. They are all big enough for your Betta to be happy, they all have some sort of substrate, and they all have decorations, structures, and plants for your Betta to hide in and explore.
But you can combine these elements in many different ways to come up with a stunning tank design.
These 19 attractive Betta fish tank ideas should get your creative juices flowing so that you can design your ideal Betta tank.
Whether you try to recreate one of the tanks on this list or come up with your own unique idea, there are endless possibilities for your Betta’s home.
One major element of an attractive Betta fish tank is the use of live plants. This helpful infographic shows you how to create an awesome “carpet” effect with your tank plantings: