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post #11 of 17 (permalink) Old 09-23-2012, 07:56 PM
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Originally Posted by ChoclateBetta View Post
Yeah it makes sense. But four to five is way better.
Yup, I agree. =)
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post #12 of 17 (permalink) Old 09-24-2012, 02:05 PM
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post #13 of 17 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 07:14 AM
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I have a sad one too.

I have 2 male bettas. One is aggressive and one seems more docile. I had them in a divided tank. The aggressive one kept figuring out how to get over. So I eventually had to give them their own tanks. My docile one seems to be lonely while the aggressive one seems just fine. The docile one keeps looking at the other tank and seems healthy but bums around toward the bottom. Hes showing all his fins and isn't in attack mode it seems. Temp is fine. Water is treated and filtered. His safety zone are hiding in the plastic plants. He likes to sleep in them too. So I was thinking about getting some tetras for his tank.
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post #14 of 17 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 09:15 AM
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I'll be honest, I kept a male and female together for months with no problems and recently before I upgraded tanks, I had 2 males and 2 female that shared a divided tank. They are all separated now and one seems slightly depressed while the other is fine. Just goes to show you their different personalities I suppose
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post #15 of 17 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 09:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Lizzie the Badger View Post
That makes sense, we all know each bettas have their own personality. I don't doubt that some would do okay in a group of three.

When I started out with only three, the two biggest picked on the smallest constantly. That's when I got another one, and eventually later along the line got three more. xD
Unless like me your smallest betta is the boss... so no problems here.
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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 10:06 AM
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Bettas don't get depressed. They don't "miss their buddy". Their in shock over not having to worry all the time.

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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 09-27-2012, 06:47 AM
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Guys, your bettas are not lonely, so please do not put them together.

10 Gallon Tank:
~Countless Pond Snails~1 Espe's Rasbora~1 Harlequin Rasbora~

5 and 5.5 Gallon Tanks:

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Many of my scaly friends from my original tank from 2011 have passed, except for two! I am in the process of re-doing my tank. :)
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