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    Hello Everyone!
    I'm new to this so I don't know how it works but I'm trying my best, ok? STAY WITH ME.
    I have a betta by himself in a ten gallon (not mentioned on my profile) so I was wondering wether or not it would be a good idea to throw some cardinal tetras in. I really like throwing fish it's my most favourite thing to do :) just in case you didn't realize yet I'm kidding I don't go throwing fish around. I would love any advice I can get for this!!!
    Thank y'all so much for all the help I'm hoping I will get! thanks!!
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    Welcome to the AC.

    A 10G tank is too small for cardinal tetras.

    Bettas are not usually the most social fish either, though they do work in a community setting, sometimes.
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    Welcome to ac.

    The advice given thus far is perfect.

    Bettas are better suited a specific set up to cater for them. And also to give of the best impression from their native habititas.
    So i would not add any more to the tank at all. Just have the Betta, some plants and a bit of feature drift wood.

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    Welcome to the AC

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    Hello, I agree with the above as well. Cardinals are too active for the tank and bettas really are single fish tank mates. They like to be the stars of their own shows, the pozers.
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    Welcome to the forum ;-)

    Even if a 10g is too small for cardinals and regular Neons, you could keep a dozen green/false neons, they look and act more like Cardinals but stay small.

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    Thank you for all your advice! It's going to be really helpful.
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    I'll check those out! Nice tank you got there.

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