"I recently purchased a male show Betta and I thought I would try and see if he would live peacefully in my community tank. In my 10 gal I have 4 Lyretail Mollies, 6 guppies, 4 Cory Catfish,3 red clawed Crabs, and last I counted about 13 Ghost shrimp. I know that it's crowded but in 6 months I haven't had any problems. Anyways my concern is this, either I don't see him eat or he isn't eating. Could it be that he is adjusting from going from a small cup to and actual aquarium? Is he intimidated by the other fish? As far as fish are cocerned I am a NEWBIE when it comes to Bettas, so any info would be much appreciated. By the way I've read about all the posts about bettas but none cover this issue since no one really tries to mix them into community tanks. "