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deschazkody
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i recently got a 2.5 gal given to me and i,d like to put a betta in after it cycles i,d like to know there likes and dislikes as far as temp ,light, planted or not currentor still water thanks for your help/:'
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Check out their [link=profile]http://www.fishprofiles.com/files/profiles/fighter.xml" style="COLOR: #EB4288[/link] right here on this site as a starting point .

A 2.5 will make one male betta rather happy...I'd suggest going with planted. They generally prefer stiller waters, although very gentle filtration will work especially if there are spots for him to get out of the current. With a 2.5 gallon you really don't need to worry about cycling it as you'll be doing at least weekly if not twice weekly water changes on it.

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not to picky on light, still water is best, but a filter is good. plants, and a temp range from 72-88
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He should be quite happy in a 2.5 gallon tank

Like babel said, usually tanks under 10 gallons don't need to cycle, as it would be a royal pain to try to keep it cycled and preventing mini cycles:%)

They usually like a small plant with them...I used to have a betta that would sleep on a leaf of a fake plant I had in with him. They usually like warmer temps...anything above 76 degrees will make a happy betta. Most bettas don't like current at all...it pushes them around and there long fins usally catch the current...then again you get some oddballs that play around the filter

Anyway...bettas are really neat fish and a 2.5 gallon with weekly 100% water changes, a small plant, warm water, and still water will make your betta happy

Oh, by the way, my bettas used to really like hikari betta bio gold bits...and they also didn't mind the occasional freeze dried blood worms



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sounds great now the hard part what color thats enough too fry what little brain cells i have left
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I have a betta in a 2.5 with the HOB and he is quite happy, one in a 2 with a biowheel, again happy, 2 in a 10 divided with UGF yes, happy; 3 in 1 gallons with UGF and happy, and 2 in a 125 with canisters and they are happy, really depends on the betta No matter what bigger is always better

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ok now is a batta a betta or are ther dif kinds if so what nis best for me i have no exp with batta,s
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That link doesnt work
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