Everyone is Being Pouty - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-19-2012, 05:28 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Pataflafla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Lake Havasu, Arizona
Posts: 1,938
Everyone is Being Pouty

I tortured my boys today with a thorough tank cleaning since I don't have a gravel vac. Once a month I do a deep cleaning and scrub the gravel in some hot water. I don't cycle my tanks so I'm not worried about any cycle, but when the water comes out dark brown, I'm pretty sure that means my boys are filthy.

The problem is that Ratchet likes the filth. He acts so much more relaxed and sassy after he's been filthing up the tank for the better part of the week. He's more prone to biting during and after a change, which sucks because he still needs to clean tank to be healthy and all.

Mirage is chill and doesn't seem to care. He just gets sleepy after the change because sitting in a cup is so terribly taxing.

Starscream has a complete meltdown everytime. It doesn't matter if I slowly take the water out with a hose or not. If water is being changed, he's going to lose him mind and panic for the rest of the week.

Rodimus is taking it fairly well since this is his first time through the deep clean. I let the 10 gallon go longer since there's more space to the filth to disperse.

I'm hoping they like the rearranging that I did for them, though Ratchet still isn't allowed to have the mossball back since he's been trying to murder it.
Pataflafla is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-19-2012, 07:35 PM
Member
 
ZackyBear's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Arlington, TX
Posts: 692
Starscream seems to be livin' up to him name. He gets squeaky and jitterish when things don't go according to plan xD lol!

~Transformers Is My Twilight~
Portal Prime - HMDT
-.-Dreaming of Koi-colored DTs-.-
Betta: EVOLUTIOOOON *jumps out of tank*
Owner:
ZackyBear is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-19-2012, 09:54 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Pataflafla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Lake Havasu, Arizona
Posts: 1,938
He's such a little wimp. He backs down from every flaring match with Rodimus (Thankfully he's never had to deal with Ratchet for too long), hides whenever I look at him, and pouts every time I don't give him the perfect amount of food. sorry for giving you 1 extra pellet buddy, I'll remember next time when you sulk in the corner after leaving it.
Pataflafla is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome