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My betta fish is getting a 10 gallon with a filter so I thought to house some tank mates I did research and now I'm planning to put a Cory

catfish two neon tetras two white mountain minnows three ghost shrimp and an apple snail My betta is a male ad now lives in a five gallon with no filter. people say the things I listed won't harm the betta and the betta will ignore them. Does anyone else think I need to fix anything . if so reply

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That is a really bad idea. I had a beta fish for eight years and we never put any other fish in the tank because of how aggressive they can be. Beta fish are very territorial and if you put any other type of fish in the same tank they will be attacked and try to fight the other.

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I don't know if that's a good idea. Betta are aggressive, especially male ones.

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If they have enough room they won't be too aggressive
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He will fight to his last freaking breath!!! He attack the others, they will get hurt, and then fight back until numbers decide it. Then he'll die and the rest will be injured! Don't! Do! It!

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That's only if ur bettas extremely territorial
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No it's not!!!!!!!
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Bettas can be in the same tank with other fish, as long as they don't resemble another beta. Like with colorful fins, long fins, etc .. my betta shares a tank with a cat fish, algae eater, and a few neon Pacific fish

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Never put a beta w/other fish.He will attack all other fish.

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I once caught a wils mino,and i found out the she was pregnet. My vatta was a male also. One day i came home and insude of my fish tank i saw the mino at the bottom dead. I spotted atol of her babies also dead in the rocks . I was really upset so if i were u i would not put any other fish with ur batta

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Betas, especially males need A LOT of space. They are agressive especially with the little amount of space. So BAD IDEA. If you want to keep it with other fish, get something like a 35-50gallon tank. 35 gallons holds 1 beta+ 1-2 other fish. I usually just keep one beta in one tank and put those tiny feeder brine shrimp in with it. they look aesthetically pleasing and they're a good snack for betas.

I have a 35 gallon tank with a male and female beta (my male beta is extremely docile to the point where my female is more aggressive) and they stay in their own space, each with their own half of the tank with separate feeding areas. I have shrimp in there too with a low power overflow filter. It works. but 10 gallons is only just ideal for 1 beta to be happy.

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