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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-20-2013, 10:38 PM Thread Starter
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New guy, from Canada

Hello everybody! My name is Jesse, and I'm from Winnipeg.
I'm relatively new to fish-keeping.
We got my son some fish for his second birthday, and a smaller Betta bowl was included with the tank we got. Since I had a Betta when I was younger, I thought it would be fun to get one! I'm working on getting a nice 5 or 10 GAL tank to put my Betta in, but for now he's happy in his little bowl.

This is Birdee my Multi-colored veiltail.



This is my sons "Bikini Bottom" tank.
We had a few pass-aways (1 Algae eater, 1 red finned shark, 1 ghost shrimp, 1 neon tetra, 2 mickey mouse platys, 1 albino african clawed frog)
2 were due to a disease, 2 were a "clash" issue, the frog wouldn't eat, he just didn't take to the tank, and the neon tetra disappeared... I know, weird.
Right now the tank has 2 techno tetras (Strawberry and Blueberry), a clown loach (Baby Buzz), a ghost shrimp, and 1 neon tetra (no name yet).





Right now everybody is happy and healthy, and we're looking to keep it that way!
Thanks for looking :)
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-20-2013, 11:37 PM
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Make sure you keep up on water changes in that bowl! How big is his tank? You should get at least two more neon tetras, they are schooling fish.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-21-2013, 11:44 AM
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Welcome to Bettas R Us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just keep the little guy warm and change water frequently till you get him a proper home!
BTW.....less rocks will allow for more water volume and right now that's what he needs in that little bowl.

Want to learn more about sponge filters? http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=126530

Compare what your feeding your fish! http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=138186
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-21-2013, 07:47 PM Thread Starter
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I worked out a deal with a friend, trading my lidless 30 GAL (too big for my place) for his lidded 10 GAL this weekend. Birdee will have a nice tank coming up to the next week or so.

My sons tank is a 10 GAL, currently occupied by 1 ghost shrimp, 1 clown loach, 2 techno tetras, and 1 neon tetra. Is there still room for a couple more neon tetras, or will it become pretty over ran?

Thanks for looking guys, I appreciate the input.
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-22-2013, 02:16 AM
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Nice to have another Canadian here. Welcome to the forum. Im in Calgary.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-25-2013, 09:38 AM
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Welcome to the forum and to the wonderful world of Betta keeping....

Nice to meet you...
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