8 Perfect Tank Mates for Your Betta

Peaceful, small, and colorful, neon tetras make excellent tank mates for bettas. Ensure a varied diet to meet their omnivorous needs.

Neon Tetras:

Peaceful bottom-dwellers, peppered cory catfish are ideal companions for bettas in a well-decorated tank of at least 20 gallons.

Peppered Cory Catfish:

Bright and peaceful, harlequin rasboras thrive in groups of at least six and coexist well with bettas in a suitably sized tank.

Harlequin Rasboras:

Nocturnal and non-aggressive, kuhli loaches are compatible with bettas, especially in tanks with soft substrate and ample hiding spots.

Kuhli Loaches:

Small and peaceful, ember tetras are perfect for betta tanks, swimming in the middle areas while bettas stay near the surface.

Ember Tetras:

Small and peaceful, pygmy corydoras add diversity to betta tanks, best kept in groups and provided with a sandy substrate.

Pygmy Corydoras:

Vibrant and active, Endler's livebearers are compatible with bettas, adding brightness to the aquarium if introduced carefully.

Endler's Livebearers:

Peaceful bottom-dwellers, bristlenose plecos help keep the tank clean and coexist well with bettas with a balanced diet.

Bristlenose Plecos: