Male Halfmoon Doubletail Plakat Betta.... huh? - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
 
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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-18-2011, 03:09 PM Thread Starter
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Question Male Halfmoon Doubletail Plakat Betta.... huh?

this is on Petcos website....
What is a Male Halfmoon Doubletail Plakat Betta?
Here is the details it lists for these guys
Temperament: Community
Family: Belontiidae
Native To: S.E. Asia - Cambodia, Thailand
Diet: Carnivore
Adult Size: Up to 3"
Water Current: Low
Temperature: 74 - 82F
Water Parameters: KH 0-25, pH 6.0-8.0
Care Level: Easy
Tank Size: 1+ liter
Scientific Name: Betta splendens
Environment: Freshwater

I was noting they say they are community fish but they should be in at least a liter of water. yikes.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 08-18-2011, 03:59 PM
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They're just a doubletail crossed with a halfmoon plakat. They're no different then the other types of bettas and require the same care.

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They can be community fish if they are with a different peaceful fish. But I wouldn't call the community fish. And yeah, they are no different than other bettas. 1 liter isn't cool. But they are easy care level. It doesn't mean easy care as in you don't have to do anything. It means easy to keep. Bettas do not require huge tanks or filters. And they are very hardy. So they are easy to care for in relation to other fish.

But the 1 liter thing is not cool.

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0.26 gallons.... yikes. They are basically telling you to pull a large cup from your cupboard to keep a fish in :/

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