It has been 2 months and he seems very happy! I have kept a Betta many years ago, but it was in one of the tiny tanks, and although he lasted for many years I would love to add one to my large tank. After she establishes her dominance though usually only takes a few days , she does not bother the other fish in the tank. Can Two Females Live Together? It is possible to have more than one female betta fish in the same tank. Hi Sandra, Thanks for you comment! Im sure one or two corys would get on fine with your betta fish in its tank. I started with pellets n he was spitting them out, today i bought flakes and he is spitting them out too, what do i do? There is a little plant and he swims through it.
Neon Tetra with Betta Fish Neon Tetra tend to stay around the mid-tank area, keeping their distance from any bettas so they will often get along. Now that is Rude if you ask me. My tank is 6 gallons. They love to have a hidey hole which they call home. They are not your average type of the aquarium fish and if you are just starting out you should go with an easier breed. We say male bettas need 5 gallons of personal space all to themselves before adding any other fish, so your tank is on the borderline.
I have seen people with schools of tetras in a tank that size that looked happy, but tetras do like quite a lengthy tank so they can swim back and forth. But is it normal for shine to do that hi, we just got our 1st betta. Tanks with multiple female betta fish are called and will require a little bit of research before going ahead. The problem i seem to be having is that the new male betta Finnie seems to not be liking his food. Neon tetras kept in a school are generally ok, however if you are tempted by other species of the tetra family always research into whether they are fin nippers.
Also, my tank is pretty big appearing with lots of space he sticks to the back. My Betta seems uninterested in the spotted Cory, but keeps taking jabs at the albino. Still not eating, try a dried bloodworm they cant resist those! Skip to the 55 second mark to see mr Betta! Its not too bad, like I mention in the post, 5 gallon tanks are what we recommend, though I have seen betta fish happy in 2. Like sometimes gouramis are great tankmates but at times they can become too aggressive. I was also wondering about benefits of ghost shrimp.
Because you can not use soap to clean your tank. There were a few territorial fights at first, but once dominance was established they got along fine. There are other various types of plecos that can live with the betta; however, some of these can become quite large. One question though, in our tank we have plenty of plans and a large stone bridge. One thing to mention for this tank partnership is that thy have the same diet. Sucks I know he would love the depth and room in it.
He or she will likely move to the top and angle himself or herself so you can more easily view the location. She would go looking for her friend in the plants and she quit eating for a couple days. Hmm, well considering that a three gallon tank is perfect for a betta fish i think that you should get tetras or bottom dwelling fish like tank cleaners. Female Bettas will be more colorful when stressed than non-stressed females. If this is your idea of entertainment, please leave the fish-keeping hobby. We just purchased our very first aquarium!! No need swopping the fish and stressing them. The one balloon Mollie had fry and are now in its protective net breeder.
Siamese fighting fish are notoriously aggressive and not just towards other male betta fish, so you should not be surprised that you have to research to find fish that are suited for cohabited environments. They are also an exotic species that normally live in very warm waters. Once you know what fish can live with bettas you will see that owning betta fish with other fish is a lot of fun because it brings so much variety to your aquarium. He was happy, not chasing the guppies and completely ignored by the catfish. Bright blue, green, and red coloration in the body and fins is a good indication of a male Betta.
I had 2 more last year names lily and pico lily girl pico male and i left them together in a 2 gallon tank and they got along fine! I have a 10 gadling tank set up with lots of plants and some decorations. We have seen several examples where is this has worked just fine. What else could I put in the tank It sometimes just comes down to the personality of the fish! There are plenty of hiding spaces and I just feel like the tank is so empty. After getting the tank set up and a lama it in jellybean I watched and he was miserable. The guppies tend to stay near the front on the tank and my fighter stays in his area at the back but if I go over to the tank he comes over to me. Feed him three times a week.
Am like totally amazing how long he lived, even with my life style at the time I was teenager. Regardless of what you see at pet stores, male and female Betta fish are quite different. . Anyway back on topic the dual container is cruel! Can Two Males Live Together? Thanks for sharing your story! Khulii Loach living with Betta fish Check out this video of a Khuli Loach living with a Betta fish and a Pleco — all enjoying some brine shrimp treats! Ok, I would love some advice here! You should not have more than one male betta in the same tank. They create hundreds or thousands of little tiny bubbles that group together.
So now im deciding is it a school of cory or a school of tetras. Any ideas on whos right Sounds like a great tank setup! Tetras also like swimming and are always on the move, if your tank is wider than it is high, then yeah, this partnership could work. A male can be introduced into a group of female bettas if the females get along well. Check your Betta's gills for a beard. Cory Catfish living with Betta fish Betta fish with Glass Catfish The glass catfish are a cool species — they get their name as they are completely see through even can see the internal organs — weird eh? Dark purple but all his fins are neon blue except his bright red pelvic fins. A 10 gallon tank should be big enough for a tank mate though.