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Old 11-10-2007, 09:16 AM   #1 
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a betta with what cleaner?

I am cycling my 2.5g tank to put a male betta in there but what bottom cleaner can i put in there with him?
something that will eat algae, missed food etc

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Old 11-10-2007, 09:19 AM   #2 
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A mystery snail?

Too small for anymore fish unfortunately but a mystery snail would get on just fine with your betta. If algae is an issue Nerite snails are usually good algae eaters and are rather pretty which you could get instead of the mystery snail perhaps.

Mystery snails are pretty big waste producers so remember to keep up the water changes. :)
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Old 11-10-2007, 09:21 AM   #3 
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Re: a betta with what cleaner?

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I am cycling my 2.5g tank to put a male betta in there but what bottom cleaner can i put in there with him?
something that will eat algae, missed food etc

thanks!
Jodie
Hi Jodie.

I wouldn't recommend any more fish for that size of tank. If you can get a 10 gallons, you can fit 2-3 otocinclus catfish in there.:)
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Old 11-10-2007, 09:58 AM   #4 
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I agree that a bigger tank would be better. Does the 2.5g have filtration and a heater at least?
My favourite cleaners are amano shrimp. Busy cleaners and fun to watch!
Might be pushing the limit though if you add a couple to such a small tank.
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Old 11-10-2007, 01:34 PM   #5 
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yeh i hve filter, heater, grass and a rock in there, there is a light but it makes temp go to 30 but it gets sunlight anyway, i was thinking shrimp but i didnt know what ones
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Old 11-10-2007, 03:31 PM   #6 
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In such a tiny tank, I think cherry shrimp are your only option. Just be careful your betta does't see them as dinner!
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