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Old 09-03-2012, 04:44 PM   #7211 
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Awesome tank! Cheeto is a lucky guy.
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Old 09-03-2012, 05:20 PM   #7212 
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OMG your tank is beautiful! So green and prettyyy!!
Btw I love the dog in your avatar, he/she is so cute!!
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Old 09-03-2012, 05:28 PM   #7213 
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I need to post my tank though right now it's rather sparse on the plant side. I'm buying more silk plants once I have my next rat food run. I'm getting low on rat food for the rats and will go tank shopping. Already blew well over $100 on everything I have now and still am not satisfied with my set up. I love the critter keeper idea by the way. I have like six critter keepers from when I had my mice. Now that I got rats I have no use for them...or so I thought...maybe I have a use now -raises brow-
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Old 09-03-2012, 06:02 PM   #7214 
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@seki i'm in love
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Old 09-03-2012, 06:28 PM   #7215 
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I'm a new Betta owner. Here's pics of of our 3 new Bettas and their homes.

First, we have the kid's divided 10 gallon tank. All 3 of the males we got are Crown Tail Bettas. My son's is the blue and red one which he named Ghost Roaster after a video game character. I'm guessing this one is a bi-colored Betta. My daughter's Betta, even though a male, will be living like a princess. Haha! His name is Marina. I'm not sure if he's multicolored or what. His body is iridescent pink and his fins are red.



Next, we have Bruce Wayne which I picked for myself. I'll be taking care of all three though. Bruce is in a 2.5 gallon tank until I can upgrade to a 5.5. He is black and dark blue.



So far, they all seem to be transitioning well. We rescued them from those tiny containers at PetSmart. ;)
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:00 PM   #7216 
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Bounce, your tank is an inspiration. Thats how I'd like mine to look over time. Very nice.

Great tank setups everyone. I see alot of happy Bettas.
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:18 PM   #7217 
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Thanks Silverfang, Jupiter, and Teeney.

Jupiter: They are crypts I got at petsmart. When I bought them they were very small and the roots were very tangled (and fragile) and I just found it easier to plant them in larger clumps than trying to separate them for fear of damaging the roots too much.

Teeny: I love the dog in my avatar too! That's Bounce. She's the best!

Aww, thanks, Gale.

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Old 09-03-2012, 09:28 PM   #7218 
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Recently tidied up Cheeto's tank a little bit by trimming off a lot of overgrown java moss. Before, I couldn't even see the driftwood it was attached to.

Now he has more room for activities. <--- ("Stepbrothers" reference)
Betta heaven! :O I envy your betta's living conditions!
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:32 PM   #7219 
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Whered you get all of the plants? Tank looks good btw.
Most came from http://www.plantedaquariumscentral.com/
some of the floating ones came from members on here. The swords from one of those petco tubes and ther eis also a thing of mopani wood with anubias in there - which is hidden. All of that also came from petco

I have had like an explosion of growth in the past 3 weeks.
The dwarf lillies that I was gonna toss becausde they looked dead when they arrived - OMG - they grew like weeds and now have leaves that reach the surface. Cabomba I put in there maybe a week ago - which was maybe 6 inches tall- also now reaches the top.

3 weeks ago:


Now






I really was not expecting such good luck with these plants. I do not have a T5 bulb or co2- just a regular T8 and I add in some API plant food after every Water change.

I don't really like circular tanks..er..giant wine glasses. Everything is distorted and the heater is just sitting in there but he seems to approve. its about 2 gallons, much bigger and cleaner then his walmart cup. I want to put him and another one I have into a divided 5 or 10 gallon soon. The other guy, tangaroa, does not have a heater :(


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Old 09-04-2012, 01:21 AM   #7220 
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looking into putting live plants in soon, this will do for the time being.
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