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Old 08-23-2019, 07:29 PM   #1
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Bettas

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Can i keep 3 female bettas in a 10 gallon.
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Old 08-23-2019, 07:30 PM   #2
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Or can i even have 3 females and 1 male
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Old 08-23-2019, 09:08 PM   #3
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Depends on their personality, but I wouldn't try a sorority in less than a 20 gallon. Male and females shouldn't be kept together.
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Old 08-23-2019, 10:35 PM   #4
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Ok ty is it ok to have a male and 6 neon Tetras is a 10 gal?
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Old 08-24-2019, 07:20 AM   #5
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Again no. Neons are too active for a smaller tank. A Male betta and a snail or some duller shrimp might be ok.
If you are absolutely insistent on getting a betta with fish I would do a female betta and something smaller than neons. Ember tetras might work, there are some pretty small rasboras. I would have to look into those to give you specific species names.
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Ok thx!!
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What about a few gubbiea
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I mean guppies lol
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Old 08-24-2019, 12:42 PM   #9
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Endler guppies are cute and small. You can keep and breed them in a 10 gallon tank instead of bettas
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Can i have them with the guppies
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Old 08-24-2019, 04:17 PM   #11
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Yeah the only problem with guppies is that they breed like rabbits. So endlers would be a great alternative to regular guppies. You could also just try a few male guppies to prevent breeding entirely.
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Can i keep 3 female bettas in a 10 gallon.
IMO - 3 females in 10 gal. shouldn't be a problem if they're about the same size and introduced at the same time.
Provide some type of cover for hiding while the hierarchy is being established.
And a pair of molly's would be a good choice to add to the group and should make for a good community tank.
Remember though - molly's are crap factories...
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Mollies are also too big for a 10 gallon. I had a trio in a 20 gallon and they were cramped and territorial. They are also the most aggressive of the livebearers.
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Trying same thing in a 10 gallon. I have a wild caught male Thai flag crowntail in heavily planted tank. Few snails in tank which he leaves along, tried adding some shrimp, could only get cherrys at the time, added 6 he devoured 2 almost instantly, have only been able to find one hiding left and scattered carcasses. Tried some bigger ghost shrimp adding 2, have white sand substrate. He chased them as well and now they are hiding. Me thinks it is him and some snails and that is all it is going to be.
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Mollies are also too big for a 10 gallon. I had a trio in a 20 gallon and they were cramped and territorial. They are also the most aggressive of the livebearers.
Uh, had 2 dalmation in 10 gal. with 2 red wag platty & 1 lamp eye tetra for over a year.
Never saw an act of aggression from any of them & none were territorial.
I know a lot of fish get aggressive if kept on the hungry side...
Hmmm ��
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