i've decided to start teaching my betta tricks. and i am planning on making things like hoops out of Tinfoil. and tunnels and things, but first, i need to make sure that it wont hurt my fish. he's a single crowntail in a 10 gallon.
Now, i can boil the tin foil, to get rid of any residue from touching it. but, after all of that, is it okay? if it's not okay for long periods of time, is it safe for short periods?
I would just not do it. There are many things added to tin foil that will leach, even if you boil it (which you just plain shouldnt do!)
Long or short periods of time, I would say do not allow it in there.
If you want a small hoop-like thing, go to the hardware store and get a piece of PVC pipe that goes over the pipes to attach them Its thick but has a large, open space. Once cleaned with scalding water, it should be fine in the tank for as long as you desire.
i use the plastic ring off some plastic measuring spoons. i used it for a while to teach Cup to go through the hoop, but realized it wasn't good for that, cause it floats. now, i use it for Theo's food. o3o he knows exactly where to go for feeding. where ever the hoop is, food comes. :3
Ive seen them at pet smart, petco, the local nursery, petland, petworld, pet universe, capture the sea.......
and all over the internet when looking at fish stuff.
BAAM!! what now!
I wish there was an age limit on this site because of things like this.
Just because places around you offer them, it doesnt mean that all or even most places do.
Also, they cost only a few dollars. To ship from the internet, thats at least five more dollars. Which makes it nonsensical to purchase from.
So. "BAAM", Irish dancing man, what now?
How about you stop doing that, for one, and not do that again :/