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    I got Leonidas around the time the movie 300 came out, so I've had him for over three years now. He's in a 1.5 gallon tank and I've really been meaning to upgrade it. Now it seems like a good enough time.

    I'm thinking a five gallon tank and some more stuff. He seems to like a lot of plants and coverings.

    If I'm going to upgrade I might as well do it right.

    Is five gallons big enough? I've read that a lot of people over crowd their tanks, he's been pretty happy and stable in a 1.5 gallon tank. I'm not so much worried about price as I'm worried about space. I don't really have room for a very big tank. So I'm hoping 5 gallons is pretty good.

    Does he need small gravel or sand?

    Anything else I should consider?

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    A 5 gallon tank would be a great tank for our Betta.

    Makes a nice little planted tank for Bettas

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    Bigger is always better, so if you can get a 10 gallon that would be better, but he should be fine in a heavily planted 5 gallon.

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    The 5gal is perfectly fine for a Betta. They do LOVE their plants....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sharon
    The 5gal is perfectly fine for a Betta. They do LOVE their plants....
    Agreed

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    I like the ten gallon more! lol
    Almost everyone gets a small tank of 5gals. or less for a beta.The next question is what else can I put in with him because he seems lonely.The next thing we say is that the tank is too small for anything else.lol
    I say a ten is the smallest tank for a beta mostly for that reason.
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