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FLARE! magazine is a comprehensive resource for all things in the betta world.  Full of ideas and articles that are easy and educational, it will appeal to enthusiasts ranging from casual betta keepers to serious breeders.  Articles guide the reader on how to provide excellent care for your fish, offering tips and tricks for designing multiple betta systems, heating solutions, and nutrition.   Each issue also serves as the official means of relaying new member programs, incentives and administrative announcements.  With FLARE! as a tool, take your hobby to the next level.

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  • Share ideas, tips and “breeder secrets”
  • Learn more about your hobby through demonstrations and presentations
  • Trade breeding stock, equipment, betta foods and more
  • Organize local shows and find helpers

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Upcoming Events

  1. Japan Betta Contest 2019

    July 13 - July 14
  2. Betta Masterpiece Show 2019

    July 19 - July 21
  3. Asociación Bettas Cuba

    La Havana, Cuba

    August 16 @ 8:00 am - August 18 @ 5:00 pm
  4. 7th Croatian Betta World Show

    Hotel “I” Ulica Ive Robica 2 Zagreb 10000 Croatia Show Chair Marijan Mirkovic Show Chair Email bettasvijet@yahoo.com Head Judge Jamie King

    August 29 @ 2:00 pm - August 31 @ 6:00 pm
  5. Alpha Betta Chapter

    Newnan, Georgia

    September 28 @ 2:00 pm - September 29 @ 5:00 pm