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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-02-2009, 12:02 AM Thread Starter
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my beta is evil

i have tryed to find a fishy friend for my beta but he keeps beating the tar out of every friend that i got him. well now he's by himself and i feel bad. but could it be that he's just a jerk to put it nicely?
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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-02-2009, 12:08 AM
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Bettas are solitary fish and don't really appreciate tankmates. He's just doing what comes naturally to him. They are very territorial. He'll be ok by himself. Welcome to FishForum.
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post #3 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-02-2009, 06:02 AM
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Sounds like you have a completely normal betta there.

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post #4 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-02-2009, 07:16 AM
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Ya, I agree with those two.

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post #5 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-02-2009, 08:06 AM
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btw, what size tank is he in? You really shouldn't consider tankmates with a betta unless there in a 10+ gallon tank..


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post #6 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-02-2009, 08:46 AM
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hes just doing what bettas do...........maybe you can put another betta next to him in another tank if you feel hes lonely

or tape up a mirror for him to see

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post #7 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-02-2009, 09:24 AM
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What sort of friends did you put for him? You'll need very peaceful fish that don't nip or have long, colourful fins. Your tank also needs to be big, like ElmoFish mentioned...
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post #8 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-02-2009, 09:57 AM
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Bettas are sometimes mean, fish are sometimes mean to bettas. Most of the time it doesn't work out. But your betta is normal.

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post #9 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-02-2009, 10:32 AM
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yeah they're called fighting fish for a reason.

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post #10 of 17 (permalink) Old 10-02-2009, 02:35 PM
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HE is being himself and leting u knw "I want this tank for myself":)
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