Originally Posted by dancersmama79
theres plenty of room for him to swim around the current its just more than the other one he had and its noisier and makes bubbles at the top of the water....the other one made no current at all and no bubbles it was so gentle... but it wasnt circulating as much water either .... when he is behind the filter he comes right out and to where my daughter is when he sees her
Bettas don't like current. It makes them have to work harder to swim with those long fins.
In my Betta system, each fish is in a flow through cup and the system turns on and off multiple times each day just to flush the cups. The rest of the time they enjoy and eat in the peace and quiet.