Can Anything Else Go In My 2.5 Gallon Tank?

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adh/smile said:
Haha! I'm can relate to that. I should edit that my first betta was kept in a 1 gallon, unfiltered, bowel for the first year of his life. When I put him (and the bettas to follow) into the 2.5 gallon tank I noticed a great difference in their behavior!
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I would keep bettas 77 F and above, but neons should be in temps 75 F and below, so they're not temp compatible. Bettas and guppies are temperature compatible, but not behaviorally compatible. Sure, some people will think it works out for a period of time, but it likely won't work out permanently.
 
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TexasDomer said:
I would keep bettas 77 F and above, but neons should be in temps 75 F and below, so they're not temp compatible. Bettas and guppies are temperature compatible, but not behaviorally compatible. Sure, some people will think it works out for a period of time, but it likely won't work out permanently.
The betta was only in the guppy and neon tank for about a month. Now they are separate. The betta is back into his 2.5 gallon and the 10 gallon with the other fish is at 70 degrees. I'm looking into a better heater for the betta tank. Currently the water hovers around 69-70. I want it to be more around the high 70's to low 80's. I posted another thread asking about what heater would be best for a 2.5 gallon.
 

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I would definitely get a heater soon. 69-70 is way too low, and your betta may get sick from the low temps.
 
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Yes, I agree with you! I am looking into what heater would be best and get one ASAP!!!
 

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