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Old 11-21-2008, 01:28 PM   #11 
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wow thanks for all that info!

as of right now, I have no filter.
The guy at the store said it wasn't mandatory for a betta but said to come back if I decided to make that leap.

The people at Petsmart/Petco said that they very very rarely get 5 gallon glass tanks in.

Luckily, I found a local fish store that had them - $15! perfect!
but i had to get the top separately. I dont remember how much I paid for the top.

Ted seems to be pretty happy in his new setup. All I need is more plants and maybe one more hiding spot.

Now my next question is:

How often do I change his water? and do I change all of it? or just some of it?
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Old 11-21-2008, 01:51 PM   #12 
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I keep my guy in a 6gal Eclipse. I change 20% of his water every week without fail....
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Old 11-21-2008, 05:22 PM   #13 
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If you can't find what you want at petstores, you can also order online at Pet Supplies, Dog Supplies, Cat Supplies, Pet Meds & Pet Products. I have heard other people on the forum reccommend it.
I went on that website, and wow. wow. wow.
Aquarium Stands and Canopies: Universal Fit Sedona Aquarium Stands and Canopies

the 29/37 model. is it a good deal? and if it is, red oak, or black?
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Old 11-21-2008, 07:54 PM   #14 
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I don't know if its a good deal or not since I don't know much about those kind of things but I like the black one.
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Old 11-24-2008, 08:21 PM   #15 
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I guess it all depends on what you want. I'm cheap and don't have the money anyway to be into appearances so all my stands are either homemade or bought off craigslist with the tank!

I use that site to buy supplies. So far I am very happy with them :)
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COngrats on your new betta!!
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Old 12-11-2010, 08:43 AM   #17 
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This Thread is 2 years old. Please dont comment in it. The user does not even come on the site anymore.......
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Old 12-11-2010, 09:11 AM   #18 
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I have a 25 watt non adjustable heater and I think that'd be fine for a 5 gallon. It used to heat my one gallon and now it heats my 10 gallon.

Test the river rocks by putting a drop of vinegar on them before adding them to the tank. Also rinse them in water.

**Oops. Sorry. Didn't see that it was two years old.
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Old 12-11-2010, 12:24 PM   #19 
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Walmart has a glass 5 gallon for $30. It comes with an AWESOME filter!
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