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  1. Default So can someone explain Rose's behavior


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    Soooo I put one algae tablet into the tank intending it to be for the four oto cats i now have.

    Welllll Mr Rose, my double tailed betta decides to dive after the tablet and has proceeded to eat half of it all by himself...

    Can we say someone is not getting fed for a good portion of this week?

    Also is this natural? Rose is the betta who always chased after the shrimp pellets my julii cory cats used to eat. (used to eat because i gave them up to rehome today out of tank conscientiousness)

    20 gallon tall -7 paskai's rainbowfish (neons and blue eyes), 8 rasbora het, 2 blue ninja shrimp, 9 cherry shrimp, 3 algae eating shrimp, 2 nerite snail, 2 pc driftwood planted with anubias and narrowleaf java fern.
    Other plants in tank - 1 bunch anacharis (separated), 1 bunch water wysteria (separated), 1 red wendii, Mossball, 1 microsword plant (separated), 1 package of staurogyne repense (separated)

    Cinnamon = 9 year old Siamese Cat[
    1 Rat - Domino aka Domi
    1 Robo hamster - Spice

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    Betta's are kind of like dogs, they see, they want, they eat it. hehehe

    My Betta is always hungry. He's fed plenty every day but it never seems to be enough for him.
    Betta just being a Betta. Be happy and enjoy.
    Warning; Bulldog Pleco guarding my Sons tank now..

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    in rose's case it's bad for him. as a double tailed betta he gets 'constipated' easily. so i plan to see the bloat this week from him.

    20 gallon tall -7 paskai's rainbowfish (neons and blue eyes), 8 rasbora het, 2 blue ninja shrimp, 9 cherry shrimp, 3 algae eating shrimp, 2 nerite snail, 2 pc driftwood planted with anubias and narrowleaf java fern.
    Other plants in tank - 1 bunch anacharis (separated), 1 bunch water wysteria (separated), 1 red wendii, Mossball, 1 microsword plant (separated), 1 package of staurogyne repense (separated)

    Cinnamon = 9 year old Siamese Cat[
    1 Rat - Domino aka Domi
    1 Robo hamster - Spice

  4. #4

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    "algae" tablets do contain a significant amount of fish meal in them making them interesting to carnivorous fish too. If I were you I would give the otos a slice of cucumber or zucchini instead. I really doubt that any betta would try eating that...

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    if i put zuchini or cucumber slices into the tank, for a school of six, how often would i do this, and how long should it stay in the tank before it would need to be replaced.

    Also I believe that the otos would also eat on the crypto plants that are currently melting as you saw stated in the other thread i started.

    Thoughts?

    20 gallon tall -7 paskai's rainbowfish (neons and blue eyes), 8 rasbora het, 2 blue ninja shrimp, 9 cherry shrimp, 3 algae eating shrimp, 2 nerite snail, 2 pc driftwood planted with anubias and narrowleaf java fern.
    Other plants in tank - 1 bunch anacharis (separated), 1 bunch water wysteria (separated), 1 red wendii, Mossball, 1 microsword plant (separated), 1 package of staurogyne repense (separated)

    Cinnamon = 9 year old Siamese Cat[
    1 Rat - Domino aka Domi
    1 Robo hamster - Spice

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    Every other day, 24 hours.

    IF your crypts are in trouble and melting then yes, the ottos will also take a taste.

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