Here's a pic of my very plain 5 gal critter keeper. I did have lots of fake plants and a cave in there but took them out. I'm trying to figure out what's causing him to rip his fins and and I was thinking he might be feeling crowded. No more ripping so far! *crosses fingers*
I also decided to stick the plastic plants back in. XP It was just waaaay too plain! xD
Its most likely the plastic plants doing it, lol. If you can find plastic plants that have broad smooth edges and no points, that'd be better. I totally understand not having alternatives - but the best for HM's sometimes is live or at least silk plants.
I've been getting my fake plants from a craft store. Hehe, I'm such a cheap skate, lol! I boil them and rinse them in HOT water before putting them in a tank, btw. He had some flowers in there that were really neat and my other bettas loved them...but this guy... xD I'll take the plastic ones out. :3