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post #1 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-16-2009, 10:49 PM Thread Starter
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Betta + Puffy Fish?

Does anyone know if I could put the two together without fighting? I have like a descent tank size
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post #2 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-17-2009, 08:16 AM
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Hey therere when u say Puffy what sort of puffy do you mean? a dwarf puffer or an acutal puffer fish?
I have a dwarf puffer fish but i added my betta after my puffer fish had hit puberty (aprrently all DP's hit puberty :S and this is when they can get very agressive, and bitey.)
I only havea 30 litre tank mand my beta and puffer fish arent fighting at all, everything is ship shape x
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post #3 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-17-2009, 11:53 AM
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Puffers are best solitary. Unless its a really big tank with lots of plants. They will get aggressive and attack other fish. Only be a matter of time before it goes after your betta,then no more betta. Best to give a puffer its own tank and a betta its own as well. Its iffy with bettas and tankmates,some may be okay with it,some not.

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My betta and DP have co existed Peacefully for over 2 months now, i believe that my Dwarf puffer "went through puberty" before i introduced my betta x
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post #5 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-17-2009, 11:59 AM
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Hmm...well hopefully itll stay that way. But i recommend a quite large tank to do put them together.

3 gallon male betta
10 gallon male betta
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1 Pl*co, Brochis Splenden,False Julii Cory,Pygmy Corys,Female Betta,Harlequin Rasbora,Tetras
55 gallon Possible Barb tank?!



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post #6 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-17-2009, 12:04 PM
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i cant affford to upgrade just yet, im looking at getting my Bf a tank though, found dads old heater but i know my bf would prefer the fightingg fish, hadnds down hes that kinda bloke... but i was planning to go with him to pick out his own x
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post #7 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-17-2009, 12:18 PM
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Okay.

3 gallon male betta
10 gallon male betta
12 gallon QT
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55 gallon Possible Barb tank?!



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post #8 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-18-2009, 03:41 AM
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yeah i wouldnt suggest it though if u were gunna put it together put it in a large tank, im lucky that both mine seem to have "peaceful personalities" its the tetras that are agressive x
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Picture is crap but just to show, in the same tank co - existing =
http://photos-c.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos..._7793952_n.jpg
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post #10 of 14 (permalink) Old 08-19-2009, 07:15 PM
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NO!! Puffers need to be alone, or with their own kind!! They will fight, and possibly kill your betta..
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