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Old 02-13-2012, 11:36 PM   #11 
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Okay, the heater is 7.5 watts.

How do i increase the salt level? Here's a video of him. http://s1215.photobucket.com/albums/...ent=bettas.mp4
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Old 02-14-2012, 10:09 AM   #12 
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I put him in a floating container last night and put the heater in the tank. Now I need to know when and how to change the salt level of his water.
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:10 AM   #13 
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I'm sorry this is late (I'm in school).

Your heater needs to be changed out for something larger. heaters are typically 5 watts per gallon in order to do any good at all (so a 50 watt heater for your 10 gallon). You could buy an aqueon 50 watt heater from petsmart for about 25$. It's honestly worth the investment, because with heaters, you get what you pay for.

One way would be to, mix up a batch of 1 and a half tsp of aq salt per gallon, and then do a water change and replace with the new saltier water. In a few hours, mix up a new batch of water (2 tsps of aq salt per gallon) and do another 100% water change.

Another way to fix it would be if you know exactly how much water is in the tubberware. Figure out how much of a gallon it would be (as an example, let's just say it is 1/4th a gallon), and then dose the tank with 1/4th a tsp of aq salt -that would equate to 1 tsp of salt per gallon. Later, remove a tiny bit of the water from the tubberware into a small cup. Mix an additional 1/8th a tsp into the water (be sure to dissolve properly), and then add it back in. That would bring the salinity up to 1 and 1/2 tsp of salt per gallon. Later, remove some water into the same cup and mix an additional 1/8th a tsp of salt into it and then pour back in. Now your fish would be in 2 tsps of salt per gallon. (*I really hope this makes sense. If not, just ask and I'll try to rephrase*)
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:17 AM   #14 
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Don't worry about, I'm out of school today. :)

Okay, I'll get a bigger heater. The first way is much easier, but the second way totally made sense.

Thanks again.. I'm so worried about him.
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