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Old 09-19-2012, 09:39 PM   #1
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keeping a betta

So I was thinking about getting a Betta and putting him in his own tank. What's the smallest size tank for a Betta in someone's opinion? Is an undergravel filter enough?
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Old 09-19-2012, 09:45 PM   #2
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Alot of people use bowls or small tanks i wouldnt do that personally i would do maybe a 2-5g if your keeping your betta alone i have mine in a teng with a couple neon tetras i plan to add more soon
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Old 09-19-2012, 09:56 PM   #3
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Cool cool. I have a 2.5 gallon tank I might use just for one. Is like to eventually upgrade to a larger like a ten also
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Old 09-19-2012, 10:01 PM   #4
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That sounds great you can do zebra snails in the 2.5 as well its all up to you, i got one and he's doclie towards my tetras each is different though
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Old 09-19-2012, 10:02 PM   #5
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This is mine i call him blu like the near from the jungle book
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Old 09-19-2012, 10:02 PM   #6
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Sorry meant bear
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Old 09-19-2012, 10:11 PM   #7
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Sweet he's neat. My mom just got one and it made me want one. She has him in a tall bowl which I'm not a fan of though...
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Old 09-19-2012, 10:16 PM   #8
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Yah im not a fan of that either my brother has one thats why i got mine his is in a bowl to my dad takes care of it at the moment hes in bootcamp right now so i got but i wanted a community tank though hes my center fish for attraction thats the point though right lol make sure plenty of eater changes in the bowl
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Old 09-19-2012, 10:28 PM   #9
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Yah im not a fan of that either my brother has one thats why i got mine his is in a bowl to my dad takes care of it at the moment hes in bootcamp right now so i got but i wanted a community tank though hes my center fish for attraction thats the point though right lol make sure plenty of eater changes in the bowl
Water changes? To big of fingers lol
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Old 09-20-2012, 08:45 AM   #10
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Yeah ill make sure she does water changes lol
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Old 09-20-2012, 09:51 AM   #11
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Lol ok hes cool lookin i like the colors
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Old 09-20-2012, 09:52 AM   #12
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Yeah I've never seen one that looks like it
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Old 09-20-2012, 09:56 AM   #13
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Neither have i but colors are different when bred lol hows the 2.5 comin
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Havent started it just yet. I might wet it up tonight. I actually think my mom might get a five gallon for the Betta so I might help her with that
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Old 09-20-2012, 10:01 AM   #15
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Very nice happy to hear it what kindve look or setup are you thinking about
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Old 09-20-2012, 10:26 AM   #16
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If a betta was in a 2.5 g how often to water change?
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Old 09-20-2012, 12:19 PM   #18
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Id say maybe once a week my brother did his every other week and his is in a bowl
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Yeah I'd do it pretty often at least once a week. I was gonna use natural looking rocks and maybe some easy to care for low light plants
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That's a pretty cool fish too!
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