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post #11 of 23 (permalink) Old 08-07-2012, 05:49 PM
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Yeah, I vacuum the gravel when I do my water changes, unless I see a "pile" of gunk, then I'll turkey baste it ha ha ha..I am up to 5 bettas now, and I just started. I am a proud freak too!

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post #12 of 23 (permalink) Old 08-07-2012, 08:05 PM Thread Starter
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Lol, i have 7.... i got my first one in like November

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LOL, you dont have to clean up the poop, and you rarely ever see it, you just have to vacuum the gravel ...
That I can, and have, done.

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Lol, good. because poop adds ammonia to the water... there is a drawing some where on here, about why you need to clean up poop and uneaten food, its a cute drawing lol, and it helps alot!

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Would be much weirder if it was Goldfish poop... Those long strands...
Indeed....
That's why I'm glad that my goldie tank has an extremely strong filter....lol no sucking up those long, creepy worm-like threads...

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Lol, good. because poop adds ammonia to the water... there is a drawing some where on here, about why you need to clean up poop and uneaten food, its a cute drawing lol, and it helps alot!
I saw that. It was most excellent and informative.

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Well, also what's wrong with cleaning up after your fish and loving them?
I know lots of people that clean up after their dogs when they poop in the yard....it's like betta poop: it attracts yucky bacteria and doesn't decompose quickly.
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Yeah, I vacuum the gravel when I do my water changes, unless I see a "pile" of gunk, then I'll turkey baste it ha ha ha..I am up to 5 bettas now, and I just started. I am a proud freak too!
Yup, same here..wow..I thought I would just have 2 ~ but I took in 3 rescues, and now I have 5.. but my most recent are in QT for 10 days..so I don't need to rush to have 3 tanks right now..whew..

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Lol, poop freaks, unite? lol

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Lol, poop freaks, unite? lol
LOL too funny! I have three dogs too...but we won't go THERE lol!

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