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Old 07-31-2009, 04:49 PM   #1 
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Wink do i have enough space

i have a vt female in a 3 gallon tank with filter and am planning on getting two cory fish and another female do i have enough space? pls reply
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Old 07-31-2009, 04:57 PM   #2 
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No. One betta needs at least 2.5 gallons of water/space.
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Old 07-31-2009, 04:59 PM   #3 
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Nope, I wouldn't put anything else with a Betta unless you have at least a 10 gallon or larger tank.
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Old 07-31-2009, 05:12 PM   #4 
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What AngelicScars said. lol. And you cant put just two females together. Has to be a 10+ gallon with a group of 4+ females.
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Old 07-31-2009, 07:55 PM   #5 
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ok then i am gonna get a 10 gallon tank for my betta
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Old 08-04-2009, 10:49 AM   #6 
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I've tried two females in a 5 gallon for a brief period, and they got along for about 3 days, before the less dominant one had her back fin ripped. - In a larger tank - ie - 10 gal. plus - add lots of floating plants - and you can have 3+ bettas. And, yes, I will recommend - add the cories - they are great enthusiastic swimmers who will keep the betta girls so entertained that some of the territorialism will dissapate. IT won't be 100% gone - I have a 20 gal with 5 girls and 3 cories - and I still see a bit of chasing - But with those floaters _ for me, I have a huge - plant with lots of hanging roots and branches/leaves - so that the others can always go into hiding, and there's enough girls in there that there isn't any 'one' being picked on more than the rest.

keeping 2 girls alone can be much more difficult because the one fish will always dominate the other ...

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Old 08-06-2009, 06:34 PM   #7 
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i dont think i have enough room for more than 10 gallons but i do have enough for 10 gallons
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Old 08-06-2009, 07:14 PM   #8 
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make sure that if you want to put those two girls together that you plan on getting a few more so that there will be a pecking order
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Old 08-06-2009, 08:38 PM   #9 
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RoseyD is right. If 2 females live together, one will dominate the other and someone will get hurt or killed.
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Old 08-06-2009, 09:55 PM   #10 
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ok so 3 or 4 bettas thanks for the info really helped me a lot
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