Q: ``All the pet stores
say that bettas need a small, tranquil place because their fins and
tails are so big that they can get stressed from swimming in a tank....
Also that in their natural habitat, they live in little mud puddles and
don't have a large area of water to swim in.
``I know that the one I have swimming freely in my 15-gallon tank
often hides in small, tranquil places... but I don't like having my
other bettas in the tiny cubicles in the Betta Security House.'' --
A: ``Any other fish would need more room,'' said Wayne Toven of the Greater Akron Aquarium Society (GAAS@hotmail.com). ``It's fine for them, they just sort of sit there and look for food.''Even so, he likes to give them more space and recommends separate containers. He keeps his in 2-liter pop bottles.
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tank because they will own up to their title and fight one another, he
Saturday, July 29, 2006
Do Bettas Like Tranquil spaces?
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