Aquarium Forum
 


Menu
  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Buy & Sell
· Calculators
· Equipment reviews
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Link to us
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

_________________
 
      
        Via paypal

  AC news is a part of
      Nature Blog Network

      Reef Aquarium Blog

Privacy & Ad Policy

Articles
  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food
Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. Default Cherry shrimp with betta in 5 gallon?


    0 Not allowed!
    Just wondering if it'd be possible to keep a few cherry shrimp in a 5 gallon planted tank with betta, or would the betta eat them?


    29 Gallon: Veiltail Betta, White Cloud Minnows, Neon Tetras, Honey Gourami, Rummy Nose Tetra, Bolivian Ram, African Dwarf Frogs, Amano Shrimp

    6.4 Gallon: Halfmoon Betta

  2. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    if there is plenty of plant cover for them they will be grand. I've got them in with my betta and ive hundreds. I do see him trying to hunt them but they bounce out of the way before he gets them. Im sure he does manage to catch a few of the babies that are barely visible but plenty seem to survive as my numbers are always constant.

  3. #3

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    flip a coin... thats about the best odds you will get, some betta won't care, others will hunt them to extinction... it seems to be a fish by fish basis

  4. #4

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    If you want a safer bet, try a few Amano Shrimp. Mine coexist just fine with my Betta.
    Adventures in Aquaria - The KevinVA Story

    When in doubt, ask yourself... W.W.L.S (What would Lee Say)?

    Have a fish problem? Fill out and post this completed questionnaire in the General Aquarium Forum, when you start a new thread.

  5. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    It is going to be fairly heavily planted so hopefully i'll pick a betta that doesnt have a taste for shrimp! I have amano's in my 29 gallon but IMO they get too big to put in a 5 gallon, plus I think cherry/crystal red shrimp look stunning in a small nano planted setup.


    29 Gallon: Veiltail Betta, White Cloud Minnows, Neon Tetras, Honey Gourami, Rummy Nose Tetra, Bolivian Ram, African Dwarf Frogs, Amano Shrimp

    6.4 Gallon: Halfmoon Betta

  6. #6

    Default


    0 Not allowed!
    lol, but Bettas don't? ;P
    Adventures in Aquaria - The KevinVA Story

    When in doubt, ask yourself... W.W.L.S (What would Lee Say)?

    Have a fish problem? Fill out and post this completed questionnaire in the General Aquarium Forum, when you start a new thread.

  7. Default


    0 Not allowed!
    I have cherries in with my betta, I have tons in other tanks so if he eats em it doesn't worry me
    Lots of tanks
    Camera - Sony A33 - Sony A58
    18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM lens
    55-200mm F4-5.6 SAM lens

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •