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Old 09-14-2013, 04:07 PM   #1 
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New 5gal Tank

Easy question. Do I need an aerator if I'm running a filter on a 5gal tank?
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Old 09-14-2013, 04:18 PM   #2 
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No, bettas do not need aerators and many are stressed out by them.
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Old 09-14-2013, 04:34 PM   #3 
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I'm thinking ahead here,as I recently just set my tank up. Will it be easy to clean with my siphoning tube or is there some finesse involved? I do have aquarium rocks and 3 plants.
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Rocks complicate vacuuming/siphoning because waste and mulm accumulate around the bases of the rocks. No big deal. Every so often move the rocks. You don't have to get too carried away cleaning the substrate. The bacteria live there, too.
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