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Old 02-05-2010, 04:45 PM   #1 
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I was curious though, is there any way a betta can live with other small friends in a 2 gallon? Like I saw some extremely small fish at petsmart and thought they would fit but I'm completely unsure.
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Old 02-05-2010, 05:09 PM   #2 
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A 2 gallon is pushing it. I would only add friends at 5 gallons and up, but that has just been my personal finding.
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Old 02-05-2010, 06:18 PM   #3 
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No. You can't have tank-mates with a betta in a 2 gallon. A 10 gallon is the minimum to have actual fish as tank-mates, though in a 5 you could have a snail OR a few ghost shrimp OR a couple ADFs.

Don't worry though, bettas prefer being alone. ;) They're solitary fish my nature and, for the most part, will only sometimes tolerate tank-mates....they won't really be 'friends'.
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