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Old 07-20-2011, 11:06 AM   #1 
Tirepole
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Need help quickly, Betta Tank Filter?

Woke up this morning to screaming Betta Filter. I turned it off. Fish is in 5 gallon tank, water is too low, which is strange as I usually clean and re-add water about every three weeks. I can't clean it right now, as siphon, water conditioner, etc. is not at my house. Will it hurt him until I can get it later tonight?
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Old 07-20-2011, 11:09 PM   #2 
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TireP,

A few hours should not be a problem. But do get a new one as soon as you can. I would urge that you change 50% of your water every week -- 3 weeks is too long.

Good luck!

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Old 07-21-2011, 01:32 AM   #3 
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I wouldn't say 50% - that could cause some problems with the bio load and stress - 30% a week is sufficient :)
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