Any advice appreciated!
To make a long story, short....I have a 1 gallon bowl that currently has a betta and an african dwarf frog in it. The pet store indicated this was the way to go. I believed them and have a couple of dead goldfish and snail to show for it. Trip #4 to the store resulted in the betta. I'm a total novice at this, so please forgive my ignorance. I'm trying to learn fast.
The water smelled and was cloudy, so I did a 100% water change yesterday. I cleaned the gravel too. Today the water is cloudy again and the betta/frog are listless and in shock. From what I gather, I screwed this up in terms of bacteria and nitrates.
I went out today and purchased a 3 gallon tank (w/ filter, heater, new gravel, thermometer, and master test kit). Now I'm looking at all this and don't know where to begin.
• What should I do about our betta/frog in the bowl? Are they suffering?
• How do I setup the new tank? I really need step by step instructions.
• How quickly can I move them over?
Again, thanks for your time. I feel horrible about the way we handled this, there's so much mis-information out there.