Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Northern California
Tank mates for a male Betta in a 10 gal tank?
My male Betta currently lives in a 2.5 gallon tank by himself. After a few months with dealing the tank, I realized that I don't really like it because it's too small for my liking, the filter system is horrible, and my cats can drink out of the tank. Since I finally got more money for my birthday recently I can upgrade to a bigger tank. Originally I wanted a 5 gallon tank for the Betta himself but I saw a 10 gallon tank for only $35 at Petsmart yesterday, which is right up my alley. If I get a tank that big, I'd want to have a few tank mates for my boy. I did a bit of research and I think having an African Dwarf Frog would be nice, along with some red cherry shrimps. We used to have an African Clawed frog named Godzilla that lived for 7 years. My mom thought she was a dwarf when she first bought her but obviously she was mistaken. :P Anyway, my point is that we've had frogs before so we know how to care for them.
I just wanted to ask you guys for your opinion on pairing a Betta with a frog and possibly other creatures. I think a 10 gallon tank with a few hiding spots here and there would be fine.