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Betta with Neon's?

Postby JamesB » Thu Dec 29, 2011 12:50 am

Could I keep a Betta with Neon Tetra's or would something go wrong?
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Re: Betta with Neon's?

Postby thefishman » Thu Dec 29, 2011 2:54 pm

Hi James,

I currently have a number of tetra's with my betta with no problems. Just need to make sure there are no problems with the betta being aggressive when you put it in the tank for the first few days.
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Re: Betta with Neon's?

Postby englishmx » Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:47 pm

Some will coexist happily, depends entirely on the Betta, other's won't, it's a gamble I certainly would avoid
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Re: Betta with Neon's?

Postby Britfish » Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:46 pm

Ive had no problems with keeping the two together. In fact its been perfectly with all my fish which has been quite a few species.
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Re: Betta with Neon's?

Postby DreamingSmaller » Fri Oct 05, 2012 1:40 am

It never hurts to add the Betta to the mix last,that way he's going into their territory rather than the opposite,which might make him feel fringed upon (if he was added first :wink: )
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Re: Betta with Neon's?

Postby Carylnz » Mon Oct 08, 2012 7:50 am

It is possible your betta will lose his tail.
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