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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 06-24-2011, 11:50 PM Thread Starter
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tank mates in a 7 gallon

i just got a 7 gallon tank for my betta the dimensions (in inches) are 24Lx8.5Wx9.5T and was wondering if i can put anything with it, i have a filter on it and wil get a heater if needed any suggestions are welcome i was hoping with them length that maybe something besides shrimp or snail but if thats all i can get what kind
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really any suggestions would be greatly appreciated
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For a 7 gallon, 1 snail or a couple of shrimp. Is your 7 gallon filtered and heated? If you have shrimp your Betta might make a treat out of them so make sure you have plenty of hiding spots. I have also heard with snails the Betta might attack the eyes.
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With 7 gallons really your only choice is 1 shrimp or 4-7 shrimp.

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With 7 gallons really your only choice is 1 shrimp or 4-7 shrimp.
Ditto.

You can also put some interesting plants in there which will provide enjoyment on a different wavelength.

Here's a link to my office fishie Brad where you can see anubia inside the little tank and pothos growing above and into it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqPJYVjpCe4
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