The only one in it's group, Betta Akarensis Complex.
IUCN Red List: Least Concern
Another mouthbrooder type betta found in Tarakan in Indonesia. These can be maintained in a pair or a group. Males are generally larger with longer fins. This betta appears to be very peaceful and can be kept in groups.
Temperament: Peaceful. Can be kept in pairs or a group.
Max Size: 2.5 inches
TDS: 60 - 200 (We keep them in soft water with low TDS to match our other wild bettas but they are more tolerant of water conditions.)
pH: 6.5 - 7
Temperature : 75-82
Diet: Carnivorous, we currently feed them live blackworms, frozen bloodworms and pellets.Breeding: Mouthbrooder