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Can you put betta fish with other fish?

Can you put betta fish with other fish?

Betta fish are naturally territorial and should not be housed with any other betta fish because they will fight and injure each other, often resulting in death.

Can a male and female betta fish live together?

Females are only a bit more tolerant of each other. With adequate room, many can be housed together. However, if the tank becomes too crowded, females may start showing territorial behaviors as well. Do not mix males and females in the same tank, other than temporarily for breeding purposes.

How many fish can you have in a 5 gallon tank with a betta?

I would keep one betta fish and zero guppies in a 5-gallon tank. Guppies are not great tank mates for bettas in any tank, but five gallons is way to small.

Can I keep 2 bettas together?

Can two betta fish live together? Yes. You can keep two bettas together, provided they are not both male. Keeping two males together will surely end in a fight to the death.

Can snails live with bettas?

Snails. Snails are great little guys to put in with bettas. The fish probably won’t even realise they’re there. Make sure they aren’t too little or the betta may attempt to eat them.

Can puffer fish live with bettas?

Bettas are small and somewhat scrappy themselves. However the long-finned variety that are so popular won’t do well with fin-nipping Pea Puffers. You can even keep them together in female-only Betta Sororities.

Will a betta eat a guppy?

Betta fish can still easily eat one months old guppy fry. You can even remove the guppy fry from the main aquarium and grow them in a separate tank.

Can bettas live with neon tetras?

Neon Tetras & Bettas Neon tetras can be a great addition to your tank and a great tank mate for your betta. If you plan on adding neon tetras to your tank you’re going to need at least 6, but 10-12 is the ideal amount. At 10-12 their stress levels will be minimal as they’ll be in a good size school.

What fish can live with male Bettas?

Despite their reputation, it is possible for male Bettas to coexist with other fish in a community tank. A few examples of fish that can live peacefully with Betta Fish are White Cloud Minnows, Neon Tetra, Ember Tetra, Harlequin Rasbora.

What are the requirements for a betta fish?

Betta fish tank requirements also include correct water temperature around 74 degrees (they like warm water). Each fish requires about a gallon tank of clean water. Bettas, especially males, are aggressive. They will fight other betta tankmates, so keep them separated.

Can betta fish live with other fish?

Under certain conditions, your male betta can live with other fish species. A 10- or 20-gallon tank works best for keeping bettas with other fish, as bettas feel uncomfortable in large tanks where they instinctively try to defend their whole territory.

Can you put a betta fish with other fish?

Tank Size and Conditions. A simple rule of thumb to follow is that your Betta should never live in a tank with other fish if the tank is anything less than ten gallons. If your Betta is living in anything less, then it is unlikely to tolerate other fish, regardless of what kind they are.

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