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Old 12-05-2007, 06:12 AM   #1 
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So I've decided that i LOVE fish.... like more than anything thing
I completly skip dinner on fish night... im that amazing

so anyway, i wanted to know who else would get along with my little lovies
i have 2 female betas and one pleco... I WANT MORE!!!!
what else would get along with them fine?
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Old 12-05-2007, 11:14 AM   #2 
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What size of tank are they in?
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Old 12-05-2007, 05:46 PM   #3 
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um, im pretty sure that its a 3 gallon tank
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Old 12-05-2007, 07:18 PM   #4 
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You must not add anything else to the tank. Your pleco will quickly outgrow that tank (depending on the specie), and you will have many problems.

Upgrade your tank to a 10 gallon at the very least, and ditch the pleco (again, depending on the specie). Then we will discuss additional tank mates.
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Old 12-05-2007, 09:07 PM   #5 
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i cant get a new tank
im not allowed to, cuz theres no more room for it...
but the pleco wont outgrow the tank if theres no room for it, will it?
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Old 12-06-2007, 01:56 AM   #6 
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Provided you're on top of water changes, pheromones secreted will be diluted enough to allow it to grow - resulting in it becoming too large for the tank. If you're not on top of water changes, it will die a slow death, or it will stunt and die from that.

Please try and understand 3 gallons is not much room for even a single fish. Do not overstock.

Thanks.
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Old 12-06-2007, 06:15 AM   #7 
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theres always enough room, trust i suffer MTS i have my own aquarium room...
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Old 12-06-2007, 09:34 AM   #8 
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I'm with Matt. You really need to rehome the plec. Like he said it will either quickly outgrow the tank (unless it's really just a baby my guess is that it's already too big) or die slowly and painfully, and I would be very wary of having 2 bettas in a tank so tiny. Personally I wouoldn't keep one betta in a 3g however many people will say that 3g is fine for one. The reason I would be so wary with the 2 of them is because bettas are prone to being very agressive. Sometimes the females are worse than the males. Often they will live together peacefully for a while and then suddenly turn on each other. In such a small tank there is no room for the other one to escape.

I know this isn't the news you wanted but my recommendation would be to rehome the plec and one of the bettas, and just keep your single betta in there herself.
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Old 12-06-2007, 11:27 AM   #9 
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Or you could be like.... "please mom... But please! Mom come on... Please!" Go on and on, it may take a while but they will give. It took me a year of begging my mom before I could get my lip pierced. Lol good luck.
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Old 12-06-2007, 11:29 AM   #10 
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Or you could be like.... "please mom... But please! Mom come on... Please!" Go on and on, it may take a while but they will give. It took me a year of begging my mom before I could get my lip pierced. Lol good luck.
Oh and don't forget the "I'll take really good care of it and take it on walks every day" part. But of course I wouldn't recommend actually taking your fish on a walk around the block. It would be more like a flop over to the sidewalk and then death.
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