is a submerged bubblenester which comes from blackwater environments. This species belongs to the Betta coccina complex
. This species is also vulnerable according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
list. Male B. burdigala have bright green sides when colored up and a large dorsal fin. Female B. burdigala tend to be a bland red with egg tube. They do well in soft acidic water with good filtration and should be provided with cover including caves and large leaf plants. Recorded temperatures in the mid-70 range according to the International Betta Congress
. Additional because they are bubblenesters they benefit from black plastic film canister for nesting. You must read Betta burdigala from Inglorious Bettas
about her experience breeding this species where the male B. burdigala built and maintained TWO bubblenests after a water change - one underneath the driftwood, and another in the film canister. The article also discusses the use of leaf litter to obtain perfect blackwater conditions. Burdigala is the Latin name for the French city of Bordeaux so there is no wonder why they call this species the Wine Betta and is known to be rare in the hobby.