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Old 02-15-2011, 07:29 PM   #1 
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Tetra Water Wonders 1.5 Gallon

I was wondering if any of you have owned this tank before. (I'll post a picture of it). I know it's 1.5 gallons, but I was wondering if it's a suitable and sturdy home for a betta fish as I am planning on getting a female.

how many of you own one of these tanks? Can you please post a picture of your tank so I can get an idea of how big it really is?

If you wouldn't recommend this tank, do you know any other tank that may be suitable?

I was thinking of getting a critter ceeper, the medium or large one.


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Old 02-15-2011, 07:46 PM   #2 
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Get the three gallon kritter keeper, it is twice the size of that. 2.5 gallons is generally recommended as the minimum.

Plus, Tetra products are not very good quality.
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Old 02-15-2011, 08:55 PM   #3 
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I had this tank for my male betta for a month. I liked the design of the light, and the little drawer underneath for supplies, but the filter was a real pain. Unless the water level was perfect, it would never work right for me. After a while, i got a deal on a 10 gallon for him, and now he is happy as can be. This aquarium is better suited for shrimp.
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Old 02-15-2011, 10:52 PM   #4 
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Its actually a decent tank IMO and IME, I used it for months and months and it was fine. There was no need for the filter, so I left it out and the light was really only to see the fish.
A greaaattt QT tank now that I have a 5gal lol!
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Old 02-15-2011, 10:55 PM   #5 
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If you are planning on getting a female, I would recommend a larger tank. Females (because they are not weighed down by fins like the males are) are very active fish. She will need some room to swim.

But, IMO, I do like this tank. And I normally kept the filter out as well.
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Old 02-16-2011, 12:41 AM   #6 
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I have this tank. I love it. A bit on the small side, but it works with good water changes. I too kept the filter out. I don't see a reason for a filter in anything less than 3 gallons. I love the design. Here's a pic of mine-


I would recommend it. It's not beautifully constructed, but it works. Its designed like tanks that are far more expensive.
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Old 02-16-2011, 12:45 AM   #7 
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Oh yeah, I forgot to post a photo of mine from when it was up. It had Darcia in it.

It is actually a decent size and shape. It has enough room to fit a cave and some plants.
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Old 02-16-2011, 01:13 AM   #8 
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As long as you do frequent water changes, I see nothing wrong with this tank.
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Old 02-16-2011, 01:55 AM   #9 
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If you are planning on getting a female, I would recommend a larger tank. Females (because they are not weighed down by fins like the males are) are very active fish. She will need some room to swim.

But, IMO, I do like this tank. And I normally kept the filter out as well.
Wow I never thought of that.. but it is so true my females are a lot more active than my males, they can go really fast!
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Old 02-16-2011, 10:16 AM   #10 
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I had our Marco in that tank for well over a year with live plants, a little bridge and he was happy as can be. I did not use the filter because that tank required a more frequent water change but I did have a heater and it worked swell. I kept his pellets and the conditioner in the little storage. The light was useless for the plants but I had natural light and low light plants.
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