one gallon tanks work well for one betta. My fish are in .5 and 1.5 gallon tanks, they love it!
just as long as you do water changes and feed him right, he should be OK.
You'll know he's happy, because he will make a bubble nest (clumps of bubbles on the surface of water). I got a new boy a few days ago, he blew a bubble nest second day he was here.
If he doesn't blow a nest with in the next few months, maybe re-arrange his tank some more. They love plants, and caves!
all my fish have a garden of plants to hide in, but Philip has a pink cup I bought at the dollar store. I covered the top and sides with gravel so it looked more like a cave then a cup.
If you like, I can post pictures of his cave and stuff. They really enjoy places to hide, and plants help them make bubblenests and make them feel safe.
If you like, you can get an African Dwarf Frog for your fish. They enjoy company, just make sure its the right kind of fish (see the companion section of the forum). If you had a 5 gallon, I'm sure oyu could purchase a few tiny friends for him too! : )
hope it helped!
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