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    Hi,
    I own a male betta and i've had him for about two months now. I have been keeping him at my boyfriends house because his house is smaller and it' keeps warmer at night. I don't have him in a heated tank. He's in a round bowl. Yesterday my boyfriend and i split up and i get Zepher. I have an aquarium set up already with 7 goldfish, 2 are spade tail goldfish i think...someone told me that i`m not sure if it even exsits. But i would like to know if i can put Zepher in the tank, i don`t want them eating him because my goldfish already ate the smallest a little while ago. here are some pictures of my tank
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    what size tank is that? goldfish need 20g each, so i think youre fully stocked

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    How big is the tank gallons wise?
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    Unfortunately, goldfish and bettas are not really compatible. Bettas are tropical fish, and so require heated water ~ mid/high 70's, whereas goldfish like cold water. If at all possible, I would get a 2.5g seperate heated betta tank and seed it with some of the bacteria from the goldfish tank.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrona
    Unfortunately, goldfish and bettas are not really compatible. Bettas are tropical fish, and so require heated water ~ mid/high 70's, whereas goldfish like cold water. If at all possible, I would get a 2.5g seperate heated betta tank and seed it with some of the bacteria from the goldfish tank.

    For 30 dollars you can get a minibow 2.5 with an "ok" heater. For 30 bucks you can also get a beautiful hex 5 gallon wiht a penguin biowheel. i Almost got one, but i bout fishing stuff instead
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    I'm not to sure how big the tank is, my uncle is the one who takes care of it, but he didn't say. I saw those hexagon tanks at petcetera but they are about 40 here, the had a nice tank on sale for 20, but i don't know if it comes heated, i'll ask tomorrow, but i don't really trust them, they told me just to keep him in his cup of doom when i bougth him.

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    The cup is the worst place for them. See if it is possible to even get him in a bowl rather than the cup, then get a bigger tank for him.
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    get a 2.5g with 50w heater

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