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Old 10-25-2004, 11:03 PM   #1
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Brother's Betta

My brother got a red betta tonight,which he named captain He's in a 1 gal? vase, and might eventually go into the community tank.
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very nice. Cute name.
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Old 10-25-2004, 11:27 PM   #3
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Congrats to your brother.
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Old 10-26-2004, 02:43 PM   #4
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The betta may do well in the community tank, depending on what else is in there. In the meantime, tell your brother to keep up on water changes. If the betta does not go into a community tank, try to talk your brother into a 5 gal tank with heater and filter!

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I would second that. IMO, your brothers betta would be so much happier and healthier in a 5 gallon or bigger with a filter and heater.
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about moving him to the community tank...
would he be ok with 4 danios, 3 platies, and 2 rams?
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I personally don't see anything wrong with him being added your community tank with the fish you listed.

I would suggest you do keep in eye on him for a couple of days to make sure he is comfortable and not getting stressed out or on the flip side, possibly him attacking others. You never know, all fish are different.
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okee dokee, i'll talk to my brother about moving him.
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Did your brother ever get a bigger tank for his betta?
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nay, not yet. If anything he'll probaly just move him to the 20 gal.
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