Housing 3 Male Betta Fish in 1 Ten Gallon Tank: 3 Steps

May 4, 2008 - I was wondering if I can put 1 betta and 1 corey catfish in a 1 gallon tank ..
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Hi Eric, we got our first fish a week ago, a betta and that small "My Fun Fish Tank" - after doing research from great sites like this I see that it is WAY too small for anything to really thrive, we have a 10-gallon tank on it's way (be here in a couple of days). I would like to have some tank mates for the betta and was thinking of a snail and an african dwarf frog, but my concern is mostly around feeding (hoping everyone will get along but prepared to move the frog to the small tank as an immediate back up plan, if necessary). My question for you: what do you recommend for feeding so that the frog and betta will be happy with food options? OR should I look into other fish to be tank mates so they can all eat the same type of food? (If so, what type of fish and how many would be best for a 10-gallon tank with a betta). Thank you so much!
i have 3 glofish in a 10-15 gallon tank, would it be okay to add my male betta in with the glofish? would the blacklight bother the betta?
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Yes, a 5 gallon tank would be too full. Neon tetras alone like a nice long tank so I dont think they would be too happy in the 5. Betta fish ideally like 5 gallons of space for themselves. A 10 gallon would be much better! Product - Fish Bowl Wall Mount Betta Tank Aquarium Round Hanging 1 Gallon Bubble Acrylic
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I got my betta fish 1 week ago. Barnabas is housed in a 1 gallon fish tank with a java fern and a filter. I use tap water that has been dechlorinated with 1 tsp of aquarium salt. The tank has gravel, some marbles and fake corals.
How often do I need to do partial water changes and full water changes? Also, what is water nitrogen cycling and is it applicable to my fish in his 1 gallon tank? I do not have any nitrate and ammonia meters, nor do I plan on getting them. So how often and how much water should I change?
Furthermore, I have noticed that Barnabas is showing some signs of fin rot as his tail is a bit frayed. Please help and advice thanks 🙂 Pet store bettas are, unfortunately, usually sick when you get them. The best thing to do is read up on them before buying and see if you can find one that's relatively healthy. You can also ask someone at the pet store when they normally get more bettas and try to get one from a new shipment.

If you're using melafix, use half or less of the recommended dose. There is another product by the same company called "bettafix", which is essentially the same but diluted. Melafix is actually pretty toxic, and bettas are affected by it more than most fish.

I always treated fin rot with just clean water and aquarium salt - about 1 teaspoon per 2.5 gallons of water. I'd put them in a smaller tank (my 2.5 gallon one instead of my 10 gallon one, usually) and change the water every day.Betta are curious fish who like to swim and will get bored. That's why our personal recommendation is the 6.6 gallon bookshelf tank. We're currently upgrading all of our Bettas to those tanks as the budget allows. This tank is also acrylic with a slight bow to the front. It's a shallow tank that's longer than a 10 gallon standard tank. It comes with a hang-on-back filter, acrylic light guard and a fluorescent tube light hood.Betta fish can tolerate a 1-gallon fish tank. Since betta fish are both aggressive and small, keeping a single fish in a 1-gallon tank is appropriate. For betta fish, the 1-gallon tank is only appropriate if there is a single fish. For more than one fish, the tank is too small and the fish will attack each other.