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I would love to get a betta but I saw earlier comment saying that 10 gallon tank is enough for just one betta. In addition, I would like to have ember tetras and ghost shrimp if possible.Mary765 said:
It might work, it might not. There are other options you can do with ember tetras though, that are a little bigger and little more colourful. For example, I have 3 male guppies in with my shoal of 7 ember tetras, and they just add a lot more colour and activity to the tank.Mary765 said:Yeah male betta need a tank of their own. Maybe a female would work with ember tetra and shrimp buy you will have to ask someone else
Welcome to being a new aquarist. I'm new as well. However with bettas I've had some experience. It all depends on personality, some are more aggressive than others and some prefer certain tank mates over others. I've had one that hated EVERYTHING, so I knew to keep him alone. My current Koi betta, I tried putting a female guppy and a ghost shrimp. He absolutely loves the guppy, but hated the ghost shrimp and killed him.Bettaeverything said:I would love to get a betta but I saw earlier comment saying that 10 gallon tank is enough for just one betta. In addition, I would like to have ember tetras and ghost shrimp if possible.
Oops, right. Let me clarify my posts above, because that info is based on male bettas.GrayGray4231 said:Well, most female betta are pretty sane. Mine for example, is super chill. Except for feeding time, she is like a little Tasmanian devil....
A 20 gallon is not the ideal tank size for a community with a betta, because bettas are in no way a ideal community fish. But if youre going to try it, 20 gallons or bigger is the way to go.Bettaeverything said:Thank you everyone for your advice and experiences related to this matter. For tank size. From what I've hear so far, 20 gallon is the ideal size for a community tank for a betta.
Would it be ideal to have 20 gallon tank then with one betta, Few ember tetras, corycatfish, and ghost shrimp?