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post #1 of 4 Old 05-15-2012, 12:14 PM Thread Starter
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Question betta and mollies

will 1 male betta and 2 juvenile mollies get along?
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post #2 of 4 Old 05-15-2012, 12:56 PM
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Can they theoretically get along? Yes. Should they be put together? Absolutely NOT. Just my opinion.
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post #3 of 4 Old 05-15-2012, 02:45 PM
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First, they have very different requirements respecting water parameters.

Second, the male betta is basically a stand-alone fish; one in a 5g tank is fine. Betta is not a good community fish and while some may have had a certain amount of luck, i would not risk fish to find out as it is inherent in the fish's genes to be the way they are.

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Something we all need to remember: The fish you've acquired was quite happy not being owned by you, minding its own business. If you’re going to take it under your wing then you’re responsible for it. Every aspect of its life is under your control, from water quality and temperature to swimming space. [Nathan Hill in PFK]
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post #4 of 4 Old 05-15-2012, 04:22 PM Thread Starter
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thanks for the advise guys!
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