Well, I'm getting ready to put my betta's in their divided 10 gallon (just waiting for William's fins to continue to heal). :)
My dad is a huge saftey freak, he's a fire fighter and once went to a house fire started by an filter in a fish tank. He says he'll let me get a filter (I plan on buying it in October) but I can only run it when we are home. So that would be after school, and at night.
I dont plan on cycling this tank, and I dont think I'd be able to with the filter only on half the time. I would do 100% water changes.
I dont think it would be a problem running the filter only half the time, would it?
And how many times a month would I have to clean the tank then?
Also, I'd like to get a heater, my bedroom is freezing in the winter, but I think it would be bad to only have it on half the time, the temperature would fluctuate (sorry about my spelling haha) a lot. D: