Hey everyone, it has been a while :) a few months ago I lost all of my bettas and most of my community fish due to a power failure during a snow storm. I was really upset and kind of lost all motivation to keep fish..I had a giant danio and 4 diamond tetras left in my community tank and I took care of them, but couldn't bring myself to buy more fish. I then got laid off in march, which stunk really badly. I was in petco today however and my mom convinced me to get some more fish for my community, so I got 6 bloodfin tetras. Of course got to thinking about bettas... :) so I checked out the betta section and ended up coming home with a deep red and white veiltail male. They had a gorgeous dragon hm plakat, but $16 is kind of a lot for one fish right now!
Anyway, the point to all my blabbing is that I was bad and made an impulse buy...my 10 gallon still has to be cleaned. Will he be okay in his cup for a few days while the tank cycles? And how often should I change the cup water? Right now I have him in a quiet corner of my room with the lights off. Thanks! (Also I apologize for any typos or random words, I'm on my phone because my internet is dead.)