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I bury mine in one of my potted plants, fortunately, I haven't had to do it too much. I advise against flushing as it can be potentially harmful to your local water ways.
 

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I buried my last dead betta in a favorite potted plant. Fish corpses are great fertilizer, especially a little one that won't overwhelm the plant. It also seems more respectful than just tossing the body in the trash or flushing down the toilet. "We are Dust."
 

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I feel that it would be best to honor their memory in a garden..or backyard..buried..with small rocks around the grave site..I would feel uneasy about flushing. Because if you bury..you could always go to see the plot..and visit:)
 

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I've heard of people putting them in their compost box. They're animals, therefore biodegradable, and perfectly safe to compost. Idk how I'd feel about that.. probs similar to if I put him in the trash :/
 

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I don't mean to sound heartless but I flush mine. (I do not worry about my local water. Seriously it comes from the river and then is cleaned.)
I have thought about burying them but I worry my other pets or chickens may dig them up. It may be a weird thing to worry about, but I wouldn't want them to be eaten...
 

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I grow cat nip so now if a fish dies I just put them in the soil of my nip. Used to flush them, don't see how a single fish can harm a whole city's waterway when pesticides and such have a much more harmful effect and much larger quantities.
 

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When mine dies, heaven forbid it be less than three years from now, I'll bury him on a sunny day in my neighbourhood's park, the Parc Monceau. I don't care if it might be illegal, because he deserves a good resting place.

Just thinking about it puts a tear in my eye...

 

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Had only one Betta death so far, Bought and then Buried him in a Bonzai tree pot and stuck his favorite plant(had a 30g full of real plants but he loves this one fake plant) in there too. So now he's given new life to a bonzai with his death.. Just feels like a final respect to him.
 
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