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Old 07-14-2013, 02:31 PM   #1 
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is it bad to have 2 male bettas in 40 gal tank?

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Old 07-14-2013, 02:39 PM   #2 
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Very. Keeping two males together, unless it is literally a pond (even then it could be bad) is always a bad idea. 99.9% of the time one will end up dead and the other seriously injured... Or dead. Even if they appear peaceful it could change at any second.
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Old 07-14-2013, 02:40 PM   #3 
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If you mean placing them in the tank with no divider then yes. It will result in both fish fighting until one of them is dead.
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Old 07-15-2013, 03:58 PM   #4 
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Ditto. You'll wind up with at leas 1 dead fish. A lot of the time they fight so hard that you get 1 dead and then the "winner" dies a day or two later from injuries and stress.
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I hope you reconsider your decision.
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