King Betta (giants)

Madison Lancaster

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I currently have a 6.7 gal fish tank that has one cardinal tetra and 3 buenas aires tetras and 2 ghost shrimp. My crayfish passed away just a few days ago. Any who, would it be alright if I got a king betta. I know they are large and need a lot of space to grow, but I have researched them and I know I can handle it. Would he be alright in this community tank?
 

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your tank is way to small for what it has right now. you need a minimum of 20 gallons for the tetras. tetras are a schooling species and need at least 6 of the same species per aquarium. the king betta needs at least 10 gallons.
 

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Neither of those tetras species is suitable for anything under 20gals mainly because they are schooling species that need at least 6 of their own kind and space to swim about.

A 6.7gal is a bit of a squeeze for a giant betta, but if kept alone it would be alright IMO.
 
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