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Old 11-11-2012, 12:55 PM   #21 
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Do not get a floating Betta log the paint chips.
How long after you put the Log in the tank till the paint chip?
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Old 11-11-2012, 01:01 PM   #22 
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Mine took 3 or 4 months but do not use the log. Real driftwood or lava rock with the whole in the middle.
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:04 PM   #23 
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I've heard you can train bettas to swim through hoops and other stuff like that. I haven't tried it yet, but I'm going to at the next feeding :)
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Old 11-11-2012, 09:43 PM   #24 
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I really want to get this right now xD
http://www.amazon.com/R2-Fish-School...r2+fish+school

I want to teach him all those tricks xD
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:02 PM   #25 
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Maybe don't keep the mirror in his tank; it can exhaust him if he thinks the "other fish" is a threat and is always in his home. I have a mirror that I put beside their tank for about 3 minutes a day just to give them some exercise.

Also, feeding time can be a lot of fun. Junior loves bloodworms so I'll dangle one just above the water for him to jump for, and then I'll move it so he has to chase it. Live food, such as brine shrimp, may be fun for your fish to chase, too, if you're interested in that. Just be sure to rinse it off first.

I also talk to my boys. They are very curious fish so mine will swim up to the surface and look up at me talking to them.
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Old 11-11-2012, 10:06 PM   #26 
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What or how do you guys train your betta's to jump for the food? Tried it for a few minutes today and nothing :/

I also try to talk to him and call his name xD
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What or how do you guys train your betta's to jump for the food? Tried it for a few minutes today and nothing :/

I also try to talk to him and call his name xD
Have them associate food with your finger. Start by just feeding him and showing him your finger at the same time. Then whenever he comes to you when you call him, give him food. Then, you can call him over to you after he knows that you feed him, and stick a dry pellet onto your wet finger and hold it a little over the surface of the water. If he still doesn't jump, stick the pellet and your finger in the water so he'll see that there was food there so he'll know how to get it next time!
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Have them associate food with your finger. Start by just feeding him and showing him your finger at the same time. Then whenever he comes to you when you call him, give him food. Then, you can call him over to you after he knows that you feed him, and stick a dry pellet onto your wet finger and hold it a little over the surface of the water. If he still doesn't jump, stick the pellet and your finger in the water so he'll see that there was food there so he'll know how to get it next time!
Ah thanks! I'll be trying that tomorrow! :D
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Old 11-12-2012, 07:08 AM   #29 
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Just remeber some Bettas fins are too big for jumping. I have read of the metal in betta hamocks rusting and it falling off. If I had the traing kit I woyld keep it in its own tank.
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