Hi, I'm new to the site~
I've referenced you guys for a few questions I've had already, but I didn't find an answer to this one. So I figured I would ask.
Also-- I figured it would be nice to join a group that's passionate about their fish as well.
I've been going on and on about my newest member to the family; and I am sure my friends are going "yeah, yeah, yeah, enough already. It's a fish..."
(Never thought I'd be this gaga over him...)
I've been taking care of my new Betta for about a week or so. (I'm a new Betta owner for the most part.) Everything seems well, My betta (Aoi Hiiro) is very active and happily swims up to the top of the tank when I get close. His tank stays about 80 degrees. So everything seems smooth.
the thing I wanted to ask was; I do partial water changes twice a week for his 3 gallon tank.
I have water conditioner for the tap water I use... But I also have Tap Water Dechlorinator. Both by Top Fin; a brand made by Petsmart.
I see both things treat Chlorine, Chloramine, and heavy metals.
The conditioner says right on the bottle that is also promotes a slime coat for my fishy.
I tried calling the numbers on the bottle but the gentleman I spoke to didn't have a clue; he said he mainly dealt with the phone aspects of his job, not the product or animals. (ridiculous)
I honestly don't feel like driving all the way to PetSmart to get my answer..
Is using both the water conditioner and Tap Water Dechlorinator too much chemicals? Am I over treating my fish's water???
He seems healthy, but I don't want anything to happen to him if I'm messing up the treatment of water.