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  1. minimum size for sorority tank?

    Betta Fish Care
    i'm getting a lot of mixed opinions/articles on what the minimum tank size would be for a small sorority tank with 4 bettas, i already have a lot of the stuff for it and i have 2 10 gallons readily available to me right now as well as plants and hiding spots. but now i'm second-guessing if 10...
  2. Very Skinny Female

    Betta Fish Care
    I bought this female two days ago for my sorority tank. (Please don't lecture me on sororities.) I thought she'd be okay after the initial couple days but she is getting constantly picked on and her fins are getting wrecked because she's so small. I decided to put her in a cup for a while so...
  3. Betta has bulging side help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have looked all over the internet to find out what is wrong with my female betta Jelly and nothing fits the exact description of what she has so i was hoping to find some help on here. Here are some answers to a questionnaire i found: She is currently in a 10 gallon tank with a heater at 80...
  4. Betta's Gender?!

    Betta Fish Care
    Today I gave in haha and bought another betta, but I'm not 100% on the sex. I was hoping for a female, I'd love to start a sorority at some point.. Help??? Pictures of them provided. I believe they're female, but its hard for me to tell with the fins on this little guy. Thank youuuu!!!!!:grin2:
  5. Meet the girls!

    Betta Pictures
    Hi there! So here are my little girls, I already have them for a year or so. They are quite nice, they don't attack each other and seem to get along. So I'll start with the smallest one of the bunch: Meet Deedee! she has a bit of blue in her, you can see it in her eyes and tail. She's the...
  6. Imported Thailand Bettas for Sale

    Betta Fish Marketplace
    I just received over 30 Bettas last week! I also have three spawns (HMPK, Cellophane, and Plakat Spawn) growing-out so I have LOTS to choose from. We breed Bettas locally and import show Bettas from Thailand. - Breeding Pairs - Halfmoon - Koi - Dumbos (coming Oct 20/2016) - Half Giants...
  7. Rory, lad or lass

    Betta Chat
    Hello, wondering if my Rory is a female or male, because Rory is being rather confusing-_-. Rory looks like female in these ways 1. Egg spot 2. Rounder stomach But looks like a male in theses ways 1. Beard 2. Longer fins Does Rory just have a false egg spot? It has been suggested that this could...
  8. Help!

    Breeding Betta Fish
    So about a week ago i put my male and female betta in to breed. I had a really big and successful batch of fry but unfortunately only around 10 or so survived. I wanted to open my tank to my male betta to recover so i figured the rest of the babies were going to die off. Side note i also keep...
  9. Amazing, help!

    Betta Chat
    So about a week ago i put my male and female betta in to breed. I had a really big and sucessful batch of fry but unfortunatley only around 10 or so survived. I wanted to open my tank to my male betta to recover so i figured the rest of the babies were going to die off. Side note i also keep...
  10. Female betta laying on bottom of tank

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I currently am housing 7 females in a 20 gallon long tank. There are lots of hides and I keep the tank temp at 80 degrees F. I checked my water parameters and they were at 0ppm ammonia, 0ppm nitrite & 10ppm nitrate. Every girl but her is swimming and active. I found her laying on the bottom of...
  11. My fish caught a Mosquito hawk

    Betta Pictures
    I just went in the living room and she was swimming around with a mosquito hawk in her mouth! Thought it was pretty funny
  12. Pale-bodied female betta ready to mate?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I've kept my female betta in a tank next to my male betta for just over a week now with constant lifting of the divider between them so they can see each other. The male has made a big bubble nest but I'm not sure if the female is ready... Since she's very light coloured (almost translucent)...
  13. Female Developing Fear Stripes From Other "Female?"

    Betta Fish Care
    so I had 2 females in the same tank and I researched and the next day got 3 more to create a balanced "harem". there's this one white fish and I'm not sure of its gender. my black female is developing fear stripes. I'm worried. the white one, Snowy, has been showing dominance from the start.
  14. Dropsy in new fish? :(

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi everyone. It's been a while since I've been on here as I only have one fish at a time. My old boy died on New Years and I figured it was time to have another finally, so in passing at PetSmart my husband and I decided to bring home a cute little girl. As you can likely appreciate, seeing her...
  15. Female Bettas Not Faring Well

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had a 5.5 gallon tank of four female bettas since the semester started (a little before mid-january). I know this isn't the ideal setup for a sorority, but it's worked very well for me in the past. They have a filter, an LED light, and a heater. The bottom is covered by standard gravel and...
  16. Planning a sorority

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello fish friends! Me and my boyfriend have been talking about setting up a sorority tank. :-D We are both very excited about it. But I think we need more info, I plan on getting a 10 gallon tank minimum and having live plants. We will also have a heater and a filter(brands/models to be...
  17. Moved to a 5 gallon!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So my last thread was about keeping my female in the living room in a 1 gal Minibow or moving her to an unfiltered 5 gal. Well I was able to find a filter from a previous setup of mine and now she's in a marineland 5 gal with a tetra whisper filter and a silk plant, lantern ornament, and Marimo...
  18. female betta tank

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hello I am new to this site, and to fish keeping as well, I've been doing this for almost 2 years by myself, not counting all the years I've had fish as child with my parents being to ones taking care of them. Right now I own two tanks. One is a 2.5 gallon which is home to my male double tail...
  19. Female Bettas

    Betta Fish Care
    I had a Crowntail for a year and a half. Now I have a "Regular" male betta, but tell him he's regular:) I have an extra 10 gallon tank and am interested in a sorority. I read in an old thread that 5-7 are acceptable. Just wondering if for starters, would 3 or 4 be OK. Also as far as tank care...
  20. Fever The Ghost. My new baby!

    Betta Pictures
    This is Fever The Ghost! She's a teeny tiny half-moon mustard gas. Still only a juvenile and her colors are still coming in. She's currently in my 2.5 gallon and ill move her to the 10 gallon once she's an adult. Hopefully She lives a long and happy life.