Good Online Stores

lavish

Member
Hi.
Does anyone know any good online stores that sells different type of bettas and are trusty? All the pet stores and wallmart etc have really boring looking fish. They only have blue and red and veil tails. Btw, are there any sites that sell abnormally big ones? haha. btw is it bad to keep a mirror in front of the tank, or will the fighting fish die faster cuz of stress?

ThankS!
 

Tom

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lolagurl

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heres a really fancy one it has like a hour left

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lavish

Member
wow theyre cheaper than the online stores yea... btw, how bout keeping the mirror in the tank all the time, is that bad?
 
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lavish

Member
what do u think of this?


is that good?
 

cherryrose

Member
Welcome to the betta forum, Lavish.

Bettas need to have a tank that holds at least 2.5 gallons of water. A five gallon tank is recommended. The tank needs to be heated to a temp of about 80-82 degrees F. It also needs to be filtered. No matter how pretty the small containers are they are simply not big enough for a healthy Betta. I hope this information is helpful.

CherryRose
 

lolagurl

Member
yea I must admit for even the small containers for bettas that's the smallest. I thought you were looking for a betta. I would at least get a 1 gallon tank though, at the least :-[...did u see the bettas I showed u what did u think of them
 
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lavish

Member
hey I found this site


wuts those fighters for 40 bucks? are those really really good fighters, like big ones? cuz thatd be kick ass
 

Phloxface

Member
This forum does not condone using Bettas for fighting. It's cruel!  >
That awful little cup you mentioned is not a suitable home for any fish. Bettas need about 5+ gallons of space with heater and filter and should NEVER be used for fighting. 
You should never keep a mirror in front of the tank. It stresses them out so bad eventually they die.
 

lolagurl

Member
oh, your going to make them fight... >
 

inuyasha_lover_21

Member
My betta has his own 55 gallon tank with a pleco. I could never use them for fighting. I use mine for show
 

nmwierman1977

Member
MiamI aquariums is a very reputable online store to buy from. However, if you intend on getting them to fight and not as a nice pet to have and care for please don't get one. They don't deserve to be treated that way. It's very inhumane. Natalie
 
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lavish

Member
oh. I never said I was gonna use it for fighting. but on that site, it had that 5 star fighter for 50 bucks. wuts those fighters?
 

nmwierman1977

Member
I think the fighter's are the cambodian ones. They are the most aggressive ones. That's is why they are called the "5 star fighter's"I'm glad that you are not using them to fight. Do you have a tank yet? If you don't you will need toget all that stuff and then get your Betta after the tank has been cycled. Did you read the Cycle area in this forum?

https://www.fishlore.com/NitrogenCycle.htm


If you have any other questions regarding everything you need for your Betta let us know.
Natalie
 
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lavish

Member
whoa 5 star fighters. those are the ones with the bigger body but less fins yea. my frend has one and his fish could kill other fish haha and it doesn't get any sicknesses and stuff and had it for a long time. they kinda look like females
 

chickadee

Member
The "fighters" that are sold by MiamI Aquariums are not meant to be sold as fighting fish. That is just the name of the type of betta fish that they are imported as. They are used as fighting fish in parts of the world but these wonderful people do not sell them to be fighters.

What some ignorant people do with them after they buy them from vendors anywhere is not the best sometimes but if I find someone who is scoping for fighting fish, I will notify this vendor not to sell to them.

Rose
 

inuyasha_lover_21

Member
If I where to buy a 5 star firghter I would only have him for his looks not to kill eachother.
 

lolagurl

Member
I think he said just before the alst two posts he wasn't going to make them fight. I think he just want a really good fish. I am more worried about his friend who says his fish can kill any other fish. How would he know that..... ???
 

inuyasha_lover_21

Member
lolagurl,

I don't know if you read his other post before it got deleted. He was defending the people who use them to fight. I think he was getting into it and was going to use them to.
 

lolagurl

Member
oh whoops..really.. why would somebody comeon here to a pet fish forum that tells you all about taking care of your fish..and say that?
 

inuyasha_lover_21

Member
Just to get our nerves up. There are a lot of people who get a rise out of making people mad
 

Eskielvr

Member
Yes, those kind of people are called Trolls. They go into a chat room or forum and say things just to see the responses of people getting all fired up. That's why the saying is "Don't feed the trolls." If you ignore them, they usually go somewhere else. He has been banned due to his other posts about fighting them.
 
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