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  1. Advice on tankmates needed, please

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    How do I know new tankmates are good with each other? How do I know they're not stressing each other out? What behaviour should I be keeping an eye on? And how can I know it's going well? And also, should I take the fry out? Some background and further explanation for this: My Betta boy Ciel...
  2. Betta and Ghost/Cherry Shrimp in 2.5 gallon

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hi, I have a 2.5 gallon tank, fully cycled, with a baby male betta (he's about 1 inch). I was wondering if I could get a couple of ghost or cherry shrimp to go with him. I just tested the water - Ammonia=0, Nitrate=10-15, Nitrite=0. Also, if I were to add 2 shrimp, what would I feed them? Thanks!
  3. Tankmates for 1 female betta in a 5gal?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I have one female crowntail betta in a 5 gallon tank. To be specific, an Aqueon Minibow 5 Gal. I have a few natural plants but silk plants in addition if that affects what kind of tankmates she can have. I want one to add some life to her currently very quiet and dull tank. I'm thinking ghost...
  4. 28L tank (~7g) planted - Betta and shrimp?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hey so I have just set up a new tank 28L (~7g) and am waiting for the food to decompose and start the cycling. My tank is 31cm long, 30cm deep and 30 cm tall. I currently have a decent amount of hair grass, blyxa j. and java moss and I am planning on putting in another plant in the hole on the...
  5. Julii Corey Catfish!

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hello! So I have a ten gallon that is home to my (Yes, only one) betta fish Percy. Hehe...I spoil him a bit. It has a filter and heater and I will be getting him a light/hood very soon. When I first got Percy, I purchased him with two ghost shrimp. They died within a week or two. (No surprise...
  6. Marimo Moss and Ghost Shrimp?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hello i'm new here :-) Can anyone confirm if this is a genuine REAL moss ball? http://www.aqmagic.com/marimo/giant-marimo-ball-p-202.html I've heard they sell fake ones at stores like petco and petsmart so I'd rather buy one online, if any of you know any trustworthy online seller link me...
  7. FAQ & Compatibility List

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    To help you guys out ;) Can my betta have tankmates? Absolutely! There are a few "rules" to follow though: Fish must be peaceful. No aggressive fish such as tiger barbs, angelfish, and chichlids Fish must not resemble another betta. So nothing with long flowing fins and bright colors (such as...
  8. Betta Tankmates - Choosing Roomies For Your Betta Splendens

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Betta tankmates have to be chosen as carefully as a person chooses a roommate. Pick the wrong betta mates, and your fish will suffer. Choose the wrong roommate for yourself and you may suffer. You get the idea. Let's take a look at some betta tankmates that will allow your fish to live a long...
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