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    Well, it's word of mouth, I've never kept them myself. Have visited a guy who collected some betta species other than splendens and did a little bit of selective breeding on splendens. According to him he had various fish that were that old.
    3 potted plants and 6 strings of plastic do not make a planted tank!

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    german blue rams are great and would work in your tank but they tend to stay low so maybe not what you may call a centerpiece
    The only substitute for good manners is fast reflexes.
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    Hi - did I read right that you keep your tank temp at 72? Most tropicals prefer around 78 - 80. Including bettas. You might want to check up on that.

    I have a betta in my 29 gal and he looks beautiful in there. I also realize I must have gotten lucky with his temperament because he is not in the least aggressive - he mostly patrols the tank like king watching over his subjects.
    Since you like betta's so much you could try another one but watch him carefully and if he starts getting aggressive, put him in a 5 or 10 gallon by himself.
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    What about the African riverine cichlid anomalochromis thomasi?
    They grow to about 3.5inches, don't mind living in the lower end of the tropical temperature spectrum and tolerate hard water.

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