How to build a sorority - Page 3 - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
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post #21 of 23 (permalink) Old 10-19-2012, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Lizzie the Badger View Post
Just saying, like someone else said, seven is okay in a 10 gallon. I had seven females in a 10 gallon, they were great!
It's true that female bettas do pretty well when overstocked, it's just important to keep up with water changes. More fish means more ammonia.
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post #22 of 23 (permalink) Old 10-21-2012, 12:03 AM
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Don't treat unless there is a symptom, it is best to keep any salt away from fish as much as you can. There are much easier things you can do to lower the chance of disease. I say get some Indian almond leaves and give each betta like 1/4 of one then put a whole leaf in the tank a couple days before release, that way it will help the healing process of nipped fins.

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post #23 of 23 (permalink) Old 10-26-2012, 03:11 PM
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Is it a good idea to take out any other fish when starting a Sorority? I just have 1 octo and 1 frog in there ATM (No fish yet)

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