With the passing of Luigi yesterday, my boyfriend and I are going out tomorrow to find a new baby to add to our family. However, I have a few quick questions.
-I obviously need to buy water conditioner
, correct? To make the tap water safe for him. What brands/types do you recommend?
-Also, I simply add the tap water, then pour in the amount of conditioner and it's done? Do I have to let it sit?
-I feed him Top Fin brand color-enhancing betta pellets. I plan on feeding him two pellets once a day, soaking them first so they do not expand in his tummy. Is this a good method?
-I realize the tank is small,
and I plan on doing 100% water changes, multiple times a week. Is every 2-3 days alright?
-I have tested the plant, it is soft enough and I know it will not hurt him.
-No, I do not have a heater. However,
I am moving the tank to the same room as my tarantula, who also needs a warm temperature. I would buy a heater, but due to the size of the tank I doubt I can find a suitable one.
-I have water in the tank now. Should I clean out this water tomorrow, before I put him in? Or is it safe to use this, just for a day or so until I do a 100% water change?