Betta and swordtail?

  1. O

    Oceangirl53 New Member Member

    Would it be safe to put a lemon swordtail in a 20 gallon aquarium with a betta?

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  2. Claire Bear

    Claire Bear Well Known Member Member

    Hi, I would not but then I believe that betta do best in a dedicated tank with only one betta! :)
    Sometimes, they do fine with tank mates but I have never had luck with this. I lost a male platy to a betta because of colors brightly colored platy=dead platy, at least in my tank.
  3. Coradee

    Coradee Moderator Moderator Member

    Swordtails can be bullies, I wouldn't put one with a Betta.
    Bettas are solitary fish & don't need tankmates
  4. endlercollector

    endlercollector Fishlore VIP Member

    A bloodbath in the making :p