Originally Posted by Spencerjunie
First, get the right water in the tank. Next insert the decorations and gravel. Let tank cycle for about 1-2 weeks. Every 1-2 weeks the tank needs to be cleaned. purchase gravel vacuum. before you clean have fresh water ready put fish in separate cup. use vacuum to empty tank. refill tank. enter fish. to introduce your beta hold the container in-your hand while it is open. slowly dip your container in the tank so your beta can swim out on its own. let beta explore for a half hour so it can get used to their new environment. then only feed the beta a very small amount of food
This is bad information that makes no sense and is potentially harmful for the fish. If you plan to cycle the tank 1) it will take longer than 1 or 2 weeks and 2) there is no need to empty the tank or remove the fish - the whole purpose of cycling a tank is to avoid having to do all that stuff. I believe that the person giving this advise does not understand the nitrogen cycle.
A properly cycled tank only needs weekly partial water changes. A tank that is NOT cycled will need 100% water changes.
Please read up on the nitrogen cycle if you are interested in cycling the tank,