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Old 08-29-2013, 05:39 PM   #1 
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Question Training Betta

Hello,Im new(so I dont no if I posted this in right spot) but Ive heard you can train your betta,Ive had my lil guy(Titan) for 3 weeks now <3 and he will follow my finger on the outside of tank,so I want to teach him how to swim thro a hoop,I have a suction cup I will use to hold the hoop there but for the actually hoop can I use a hair elastic,please reply. BTW Is 3 weeks too early to strat to try to train him??

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Old 08-29-2013, 06:56 PM   #2 
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No it's not too early to start! Food is the motivator here. Get him used to eating out of the ring as it floats then gradually use a target (idk, use your finger or a pen cap or something) and reward him with a pellet/bloodworm when he goes through the hoop.

They're quite smart and they're like dogs in that they'll do anything for food! Have fun and enjoy training your fish :)
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