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Old 06-16-2015, 03:56 PM   #1
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I'm in research mode as I am moving from a 10 gallon tank to a 75 gallon tank. So, I will be reading as much as possible on this site for awhile, until I can halfway catch up with the experts. Anyway, I am attempting a somewhat controversial set up with a male betta, corys, and a group of platy. I'm thinking in a 75 gl tank with enough plants, they should be cool with each other. I already have the male betta and 4 cory in the 10 gl, but I have to change the water every other day.
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Good luck with that, hope your betta doesn't kill anyone.
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Some bettas do fine, others do not. Good luck. As long as you avoid anything that even resembles a betta it will have a chance.
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Just keep the betta in the 10g. 75g has so much potential to be spoiled by a mean betta.


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Old 06-16-2015, 08:54 PM   #6
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I agree 10g is a beautiful home for a betta.

Can I ask why platties?


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I agree.
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Read somewhere that platties could be compatible with bettas. But, like you have said it depends on the disposition of the betta. He has not bothered the corys at all.
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Read somewhere that platties could be compatible with bettas. But, like you have said it depends on the disposition of the betta. He has not bothered the corys at all.

My suggestion was why base a whopping 75 gallons around a betta? Just stick him in the 10g with some Pygmy cories. That's plenty of space for him and opens up a world of options to that 75g... Planted, cichlids, community, exotics, species only, or even salty.


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I've had a bad experience with a betta and pygmy cories in a 10g.
I wouldn't do it. Pygmies are more middle dwelling than other cories.
They also are too active for a 10g, ime.
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