it is bad enough that bettas are kept in tiny cups and bowls, but another lfs has found a way to make it worse. at ocean floor (arizona) they decided it would be a good idea to not only put bettas in tiny cups, they would also stick a 3inch long piece of bamboo in the water with them. Why? I don't know. It is bad enough that the non-display bettas have tails the width of a pencil and struggle to breath, but come on! the only betta that seemed happy was a female inside a bowl like thing that looked half as small as those wall mounted bowls, and the only reason she seemed content was because she was so young and tiny, probably a few months old. these are bad enough, but the one they had was accupied by two bamboo sticks... I wasn't even sure if there was a betta inside at first.