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post #1 of 7 Old 03-29-2010, 08:50 PM Thread Starter
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~2.6 Kritter Keeper. Can I do anything with it?

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I have an empty 2.6g Kritter Keeper, and I wanted to do something with it. Any suggestions?
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post #2 of 7 Old 03-29-2010, 08:58 PM
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Not sure if that thing can hold water, might wanna test it out in a bathtub first. That way you can see if the sides stay together. You could put a betta in it, but in my opinion you should have at least 5 gallons for a betta. I'm not really sure about other things, more advanced members can probably make some suggestions.

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post #3 of 7 Old 03-29-2010, 11:34 PM
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You could house a betta (but like PRichs87 said, check if it can hold water), but I also prefer to keep at least 5 gallons per betta. Wouldn't hurt me inside if you decide to go that way though, just stay dedicated~

But me, honestly, I think I would mess around with the tank. Try completely planting it, as a ghost shrimp farm and/or snail farm. I think it'll be interesting, IMO... exploring ways with a tank, haha. I would love a shrimp and/or snail farm ~

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post #4 of 7 Old 03-30-2010, 05:26 AM
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Betta, dwarf puffer, sparkling gouramis, maybe some Endler's males, scarlet badis, maybe some microrasboras, shrimp, snails, etc. Not all at once, of course!

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post #5 of 7 Old 03-30-2010, 06:23 AM
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I do agree with everybody here, but make sure it is well cleaned without detergents before adding anything in it.
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post #6 of 7 Old 03-30-2010, 07:25 PM
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You will encounter problems cleaning it. I suspect it's made out of plastic(easy to scratch) and you will also have problems with the light sistem as plastic tends to melt/deform when heated( the light bulb or neon might do that to it) and it also has those nasty corners that will annoy you as they deform the shape of whatever is inside.
It is also not tall enough IMO thus making it hard to keep any live plants, filter, heater etc.
As for the water it should hold it just fine, it's supposed to be an aquarium/terrarium.
Perhaps(as the above sugested) good for keeping a shrimp with a rock or 2 with some moss on them or even a snail farm.

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post #7 of 7 Old 03-30-2010, 09:03 PM
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there are several members on here that keep bettas in critter keepers and have made some nice aquariums with it. if you are interested in keeping a betta check out the betta section on here. there are many bettas lovers here and can help you with set-up and maintaning the critter keeper

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