Originally Posted by kyle89
Best to get a liquid test kit asap. Will really help out!!
I plan to buy a kit tonight, because I have to buy a new filter cartridge anyway. The one in the tank is about 80% covered with brown stuff that I have no idea what it is other than possibly left over algae from the snail's food.
Right now I am expecting that my Betta is asleep, but I think the snail will probably be seeking algae around the tank that I may have missed. I am not sure how to feed the snail, since I believe that it is his food that is causing the ammonia (or whatever that caused the caustic smell). Do you have any suggestions (and please don't say buy a separate tank for the snail