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Betta Tankmates

Wondering what other fish are compatible with bettas or looking for betta-friendly fish to make your aquarium a little more lively? Many betta owners often consider getting their bettas a tankmate or two but believe that because bettas can be such fierce fighters, bettas cannot be housed with other fish. Even though there are some limitations on what can and cannot live with bettas, there are still many other great choices for possible tankmates.



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