The simple answer isyes, you can have a betta tank without a filter; however, there are some benefits to using a filter in your betta tank. Bettas are labyrinth fish and they breathe air. This means that the water doesn need to be filtered as much as other fish because the betta can get oxygen from the air.
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Do betta fish tank filters work?
A betta fish tank filter will remove any waste or debris and uneaten food from the water, which keeps your betta fish healthy and looking their best. Additionally, a filter can help reduce the amount of work you have to do when caring for your betta fish. Another benefit of using a filter is that it can make your betta fish tank look better.
Do betta fish need water flow?
Water flow is something that betta fish require, but there is some water current they don like. Bettas come from stagnant water in Thailand so it important to provide them with a good filter system for their tank along with constant water movement.
What size tank for a betta fish?
It is a 5.5-gallon tank with filter and live plants. I have an air pump filter, but have realized that it will likely be far too strong for a Betta. I have the smallest air pump my pet store had.
Can a betta fish live without a heater?
The Definitive Answer It used to be a common belief that bettas could live in a small bowl without any heater or filter and be completely fine. And while there are rare circumstances where a betta doesn need a heater or filter, the chances are extremely slim, and it will take a lot more work on your part.