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Makenzie
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 What kind of fish can live with Beta Fish?

I’m usually on the Ball Python and Iguana forums but I have a question about fish so here I am...I know that Beta fish don’t need a huge tank to be in, and I’ve had one named Fransisco in a little 1 gallon thing for about 6 months...long story short I’m moving him into a 10 gallon aquarium with a filter and all that jazz but I wanted to know what kind of fish can live with him b/c obviously it would be a boring aquarium with just him...but I can’t get rid of him... he’s awesome.



06/11/12  12:16am

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Lizards and more
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  Message To: Makenzie   In reference to Message Id: 2269532


 What kind of fish can live with Beta Fish?

I am not a fish expert so ask someone else too but I think it can be any tropical fish WITHOUT long fins and is non-aggressive. The reason why the fish can’t have long fins is because the beta will think it is another male betta in his territory, so it will nip and tear the fins harassing the other fish relentlessly.



06/26/12  01:09pm

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Saphira101
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  Message To: Makenzie   In reference to Message Id: 2269532


 What kind of fish can live with Beta Fish?

Guppies are a good choice, they are mild fish. Make sure you have an aquarium heater in your tank though, bettas are tropical fish, and need temps of 78-82ºF. Avoid tetras, mollies, platies, and swordtails. You could also get and african dwarf frog or two, they make AWESOME betta tank mates, even if they’re not fish. Mystery snails are also nice, but unless you want baby snails, only buy one.

Good luck, and do your research!

Saphira



05/16/13  01:32am

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  Message To: Saphira101   In reference to Message Id: 2297390


 What kind of fish can live with Beta Fish?

In my little tank with my Betta I have a dwarf african clawed frog and 2 assassin snails, works great.



06/06/13  09:38pm


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