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Old 07-04-2013, 07:16 AM   #1
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Female Betta soroity

So I was thinking of getting a 10 gallon and getting 6 female bettas , is that too much or is it good ? And some tips would be helpful


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Grreat Choice™ 10 Gallon Aquarium Starter Kit : 29.99

Top Finģ Aquarium Thermometer Strips 2.79

6 female bettas : 6.93

Topfin@ aquarium gravel vacuum : 9.99

Aquarium salt : 4.49
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Old 07-04-2013, 09:36 AM   #2
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You need a heater, and bettas aren't brackish or saltwater, so you don't need salt...
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I also feel six bettas might be one too many, I dunno, I've never had a sorority before.
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As previously stated Aq salt not needed unless you're treating for disease. I would fully cycle the tank using pure ammonia before adding fish. It'll be more iffy in a 10g IMO because theres less space for them to escape each other. You'll need LOTS & LOTS of plants to break line of sight & some caves for them to hide in. I have a sorority of 10 in a 46g, I don't think I'd do a sorority in anything smaller than a 20g.
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Also, you MUST cycle it . There are two ways to do it, fish in or fish less. Here is a link for fish in: http://petfishclub.com/cycle-with-fish-fish-in-cycle/ And fish less: http://petfishclub.com/fishless-cycl...-pure-ammonia/ I feel like a few websites could explain it more than me, LOL
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You need a heater, and bettas aren't brackish or saltwater, so you don't need salt...
I know , and I'm getting aqaurium salt for my other bettas too just in case so if something happens I don't have to rush to the petstore
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Ohhhh.... Right...
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Ohhhh.... Right...
Yep , I don't want any of my bettas passing away from me not being able to go to the store
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Good plan. BTW, if any of the bettas try and kill each other, rehouse the one that's being aggressive.
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Good plan. BTW, if any of the bettas try and kill each other, rehouse the one that's being aggressive.
I don't think I'm getting that anymore , lol I kinda just want a snake I think
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