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    Question minimum tank size for a female Betta


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    Hi today I got a new 1.5 gallon tank for a Betta
    Ever would you say is the minimum size. For a Betta
    And BTW does a Betta need a cycled tank

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    Best recommended size is 5 gallons, and yes, a cycled tank with a filter is always the best option

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    May I add that bettas also need a heater - betta owners here always say they do well at 82 degrees.

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    I second both those...

    Heater, filter, regular water changes, at least 5 gallons....yep.

    If you put him in that little thing with no heater or filter, he will die in a matter of months, AT BEST. They can live 3-4 years on average when well maintained.
    20 gallon with a male betta, neons, glowlights, and red cherry shrimp. (work in progess) Recently added a few LIVE plants and driftwood, Woooohoooo!

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    Everyone above +10000.

    btw-ALL aquatic animals need a cycled tank.

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    It is filtered and has a heater and the national Betta administration says 1 gallon minimum

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