Toba betta

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Toba betta
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anabantiformes
Family: Osphronemidae
Genus: Betta
Species: B. rubra
Binomial name
Betta rubra
Perugia, 1893

The Toba betta (Betta rubra) is a species of gourami endemic to Indonesia where it is an inhabitant of peat swamps. This species grows to a length of 5 centimetres (2.0 in) TL. This species is also found in the aquarium trade.[1]

Parental care[edit]

Unlike Betta.S which is a bubble nest builder, betta ruba is a Mouthbrooding fish.[2]


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2014). "Betta rubra" in FishBase. February 2014 version.
  2. ^