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    any suggestions?
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    I think a black background will make theblue on the betta stand out. That looks like how my betta looked like when I first got him. RIP ocean blue.
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    +1 to the above

    I think a black background would help the colors in your betta stand out even more
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    I have to agree. Black makes everything stand out!

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    Agreed. Dark colors are always recommended for making fish colors stand out.
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    Black has always been my first choice for backrounds.
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    just to give you an option in choice, lol, I'm going to say dark green. Green sometimes will bring out a bit of green on your betta, and its not as dark as black if your lighting is poor.

    Mind you, black is my favourite too. I used green on my 20gal tank because its the paint I had in the house. But it looks pretty good.
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    Our Betta is nearly identical. I've used black, but settled on a light "sand" color bkgrnd for ours. The betta was just so dark it looked like a silhouette of a fish.
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