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  1. 20g stocking

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    So I currently have a 20galH with 10 ember tetras and 2 cherry shrimp and have plans for a future betta. i would love a school of kuhlis but don't know if it would be better to add more tetras instead? or could i get both? i'm currently waiting for my plants to fill in before i get any new...
  2. 54 L: Betta and tank mates

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hi all! I'm Roderick and I just started a 54L tank with live plants for a Betta. Although I've been researching re tank mates, I'm still pretty undecided. From my research I was thinking of having: A male Betta 10 neon tetras 2 Otos 2 Zebra Nerite Snails What is your opinion guys /...
  3. Can I add tetras?

    Other Fish
    Hi! So right now I have a 29g with 6 Pygmy cories, 4 false julii cories, 4 albino cories, 6 harlequin rasboras, and 1 betta. My betta thinks he's a cory, he always swims with them and searches for food along the bottom of the tank with all the other cories! Okay, so I do want a small school of...
  4. Help with Community Tank

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    A little background into my situation, I am fairly new to the hobby especially new to keeping a larger community tank. I currently have a 36 gallon that used to have a school of corys and a school of tiger barbs and everything was going well. Now I no longer have the tiger barbs and have added a...
  5. Tetras and Guppies

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hello everyone. I have a quick question concerning tetras and guppies: Is it possible to safely house tetras and guppies in the same water conditions as bettas or do they have specific requirements in terms of temperature, pH, water hardness, etc.? Thanks.
  6. 6 Gallon Tank w/ male betta. Best tankmate??

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hello all! I have a 6.25 planted tank with one happy male betta. What would be the best tank mate(s) for him? I would prefer a small school of Tetras or Dwarf Cories (4 or 5 fish), but I've read that both need at least a 10 gallons. I'm also open to the idea of a snail, but not as excited...
  7. Got a new 10 gallon! How should I stock?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    This is my first time having an aquarium this large. I also have a 3gal for my female Sushi, and a 5.5 for my male Atlas. Both are planted/filtered/heated. Both have snails and the 5.5 has 4 ghost shrimp. For the 10gal, I just set it up today. So far it has black gravel, a terra cotta pot, and...
  8. Adding Tetras to my 10 gallon (of 2 yrs)

    Other Fish
    Hello! So, as most of you probably already know, i bought some cory cats awhile ago for my 10g with my VT betta. I only lost one (bad batch-it was weak) and the other cories are thriving. My tank seems a little lonely, so i really wanted to brighten it up with a small school of tetras (about...
  9. My tetras died! :( & what is this fish called?

    Other Fish
    This is my first "real" tank. It is a 10-gallon and yes, it has been cycled. It is currently housing a male betta, four fish I can't remember the name of, and one remaining tetra. Last night I found one tetra dead on the bottom of the tank. I don't think the betta killed him, as the little...
  10. Question about 10 gallon stocking?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    In a ten gallon tank, would 1 male betta 5 neon tetras and a nerite snail be ok? ( the nerites aren't suppose to have as much of a bioload right? ) would this be overstocking? I would like a snail but also would like some small fish. Any concerns or things I should know or suggestions? Please...
  11. Tetra mates?

    Other Fish
    So, yeah. I'm planning for my future 20+ gallon and I'm not sure what I want to do exactly yet. Really want to do tetras but I dunno if I want to move things from the 10 to the new one when I get it or what. But yeah, I want to get a shoaler like tetras but dunno about tankmates. Cories and...
  12. Betta Sorority in Community Tank?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hello, I'm new here, but not new to Bettas. I've had two male Bettas in the past, and they both lived past what I'd heard was their life expectancy (I had them each for over 3 years, and who knows how old they were when I bought them). However, I don't have any experience with female bettas! I...
  13. stocking advice - betta tankmates

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    At the moment my 15 gallon tank only has small shoaling fish living in it, but for some time I've been wanting to add more as the tank looks so lovely and it's sad to have so few fish in it. I'd really like to get a female betta (or even a few of them, if that would be possible) but I'm a bit...
  14. Scrapped scales on betta that lives with tetras

    Betta Fish Care
    I recently got tank mates for my betta fish, Captain America. I got three neon tetras to start with to see if The Captain would tolerate them. I also got a new cave with smaller holes then the on in my 5 gallon tank, so the tetras would have their own place to hide. Immediately Captain squeezed...
  15. Betta Fin rot, other fishes refusing to eat

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I'm new here, but I'm going to post here first (I did read the disease and treatment sticky first) because I'm worried sick about my betta. Probably like most of you, he's a really fond pet of mine. I've only had him for about a year, but he's the most beautiful betta I've ever seen, He's...
  16. What do you think of adding femal bettas together?

    Betta Chat
    I have a male bettas that I separated from my tetras because they were nipping his fins, and i was wondering if i get 5 female bettas will the tetras be as nippy. Theres more bettas so it wone be focused all on one betta too. what have your experiences been? im fairly new to fishkeeping...
  17. Ares and the Tetras

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    I managed to keep 8 tetras with Ares. Anyone else have the same success?
  18. Sorority Pictures

    Betta Pictures
    Hey All, I have just created a new Betta Sorority and wanted to share the pics with everyone. I have added my Female Betta's just under an hour ago and they are all getting used to their new home. I have introduced 7 females and 4 neon tetra's. Mix of fake and real plants and a small stone...