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Author Topic: help me pick betta  (Read 272 times)
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« on: January 13, 2019, 11:22:16 AM »

I recently bought my first Bettafish and want to get a second one. Since I was advised, that they are not good companions, I will put him in a second tank. Could anyone suggest me an easy robust, species from here ?
https://bettafishstore.com/
And perhaps point out some differences? They all look very nice to me.
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« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2019, 10:09:10 AM »

I am not much of a Betta person, but I hated to see this go unanswered.  I only see one species for sale Betta splendins, perhaps I didn't look hard enough?

Rather than species, are you referring to different fin types and colors?
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« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2019, 07:24:51 PM »

There are many species of betta. Fishbase lists 73. Some can be kept together in the same tank. My favorite was a group of B. imbettlis I kept for a number of years in a planted 10 gal. They spawned and I had offspring into another generation.
https://www.google.com/search?q=betta+imbellis&sa=X&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&ved=2ahUKEwjLsL64h_bfAhWpVN8KHW1PD3gQiR56BAgBEBM&biw=1472&bih=693

There is an International organization dedicated to Bettas, the IBC (International Betta Congress)  https://www.ibcbettas.org/
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