I have a very confused betta fish?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by gritsar, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    To go along with all the other wacky animals (and humans!) on this farm!

    I have a male betta fish that shares a small tank with two cory cats leftover from when I had a larger tank. The cory cats are male and female.

    Recently my betta has started fighting with the male cory. I can usually distract him from his harrassment by offering him food. He loves to eat. Now, here's the weird part. Yesterday I saw the betta attempting to wrap himself around the female cory, as if mating her.

    Tell me this fish can't tell the difference between a male cory and a female and he wasn't doing what I think he was doing?? [​IMG]
     
  2. Rammy

    Rammy Crowing

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    I think Imp is behind his bizarre behavior. [​IMG]



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  3. tinychicky

    tinychicky Songster

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    ummmm, maybe you need to get this guy a girlfriend [​IMG]
     
  4. turney31

    turney31 Songster

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    Don't know about the fish but I'm glad to see you here. Wondering where you have been.
     
  5. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Um.......you're on a desserted island......two guys and just one girl........love is in the air..........you get the picture? [​IMG]
     
  6. aggie9296

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    I think you may need another tank. I have never had a Betta that would stay in a tank with another one without someone ending up dead.
     
  7. jojo54

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    Quote:I think it depends on the kind of fish in your community tank. I had a bette in mine and he did fine and everyone got along until I bought a couple of fish that ended up infecting the tank with ick. [​IMG]
     
  8. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    Gritty is already aware of my difficulty telling the differences between genders. [​IMG]

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  9. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I too have had bettas get along fine in a community tank. There may be something to the Impy connection. [​IMG]
     
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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