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Old 08-30-2013, 04:50 PM   #1 
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Question New Tank

Currently I plan on getting Perseus(Percy) a new tank that is big enough for him to grow in when he gets bigger. However, he made a bubble nest on the first night in his one gallon bowl. Does this mean I should or should not still upgrade him?
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Old 08-30-2013, 05:46 PM   #2 
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yea upgrade 1 g is ok but the more room to explore the happier just not to big without lots of hidey holes 5g would be good with plants and ornaments post pic if u can love to see him
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Old 08-30-2013, 08:00 PM   #3 
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Bubble-nests don't mean he's healthy or happy. Just means he's ready to breed.

Most of us here would agree that a larger tank is better for your fish. Five gallons, if you can afford it, is ideal for one Betta. Bigger means you can get him some friends (snails, shrimp) and is easier to heat and maintain. 2.5gal is considered a minimum.

(Experienced small-tank keepers: this is not the thread for the small-tank discussion)
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