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  1. #1

    Default Been given a small Betta Tank


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    A friend of ours has given me a couple of tanks that they weren't using. Whoohoo!

    One of them is a betta tank that is about half a gallon with integrated filter system. I've not kept bettas before, this tank size strikes me as small even for a betta, is this too small or will the fish still be happy with a cycled filter?
    Mucky

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  2. #2

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    Much too small for a betta. How about putting a plant in it and a few cherry shrimp?

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  3. #3

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    My thoughts exactly. Betta's do like to swim too.

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    0 Not allowed!
    Way too small for a betta

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  5. #5

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    I would not keep a betta in anything smaller than a 5 gallon tank.
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  6. #6

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    0 Not allowed!
    Guess I'll use it as a sump for the 5g, when i get one.
    Mucky

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