Can adopt a betta :)

Discussion in 'Betta Fish' started by Kalyn, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. Kalyn

    KalynValued MemberMember

    Have any of you ever adopted a betta fish?

    I have an additional tank and I'd love to adopt a betta in need rather than buy one from the store.

    What are your thoughts? Any experiences? Know of any bettas that need a home? :)
  2. JustinokayValued MemberMember

    You should buy one and find the colors you like it is much easier to find and takes less work thankeep finding a fish to adopt
  3. Saphirae

    SaphiraeNew MemberMember

    I adopted a betta a few months ago from a friend who was keeping him in a 0.5 gallon bowl and didn't want him anymore (she was literally trying to kill him by not feeding him/cleaning his tank). If you adopt a betta in need, I can tell you it's definitely a lot of fun to see the changes in the betta's personality when you upgrade their living conditions :)
  4. clk89

    clk89Fishlore VIPMember

    If you wish to adopt I would look at places like craigslist for bettas in need near you.
  5. Bithimala

    BithimalaFishlore VIPMember

    What clk said. Some areas seem to more frequently have bettas needing good homes than others. Rarely any by me, but Aquaphobia seems to have done almost all her stocking that way, lol.

    I would definitely suggest it.
  6. Aquaphobia

    AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    LOL! So true, Bithimala:rolleyes:

    Also agree with clk, watch your local classifieds, especially if there's a big college/university near you and a seasonal population of students. All kinds of pets suddenly become available at the end of the school year and bettas are frequently one of them;)
  7. jhigg008

    jhigg008Well Known MemberMember

    Good idea! You can also put an ad in craigslist that you are looking for a betta.
  8. OP

    KalynValued MemberMember

    Thank you for all the ideas :))

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