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Old 08-03-2011, 10:41 PM   #21 
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Ah, I gotcha. I'll just pick up some Aquarium sealant and coat the bottom of it in the aquarium sealant then. I've got two, but I'm scared to let my bettas have them because I don't want them to get hurt.
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Old 08-03-2011, 11:53 PM   #22 
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Does the paint come off in the tank or just when cleaning?
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Old 08-04-2011, 03:35 AM   #23 
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I got one of the hammocks and my betta never used it, he already had a favorite hangout spot on top of one of the other plants I guess, I gave it to my sister-in-law and her betta loves it and hangs out near it all the time.

Also I've heard of bettas dying after eating paint that came of off tank decorations. I was just looking at the zoo med log the other day but I think I wont get it now!
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Old 08-04-2011, 08:53 AM   #24 
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Have to ask; What is the wire even for? Could I just remove it completely?
I was thinking it was more to hold the shape of the leaf and make it stay horizontal? The leaf has a little knob at the end that sticks into the suction cup

If you can find a way to work the wire out, I say go for it!! I'm thinking about taking it out. Only thing, the leaf might be... maybe a little floppy and not stick straight out, making it hard for a betta to rest on.

Most things, aqauarium wise, are trial and error.
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Old 08-04-2011, 12:49 PM   #25 
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Does the paint come off in the tank or just when cleaning?
I've only noticed it when cleaning and that's only if I scrub it with a toothbrush.
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Old 08-04-2011, 01:03 PM   #26 
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Could you pull the wire out and use something else instead? Like a toothpick or something that you shave down? Or just glue the ends :P
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Okay ^^ && You guys should post more pictures of bettas on their leaf (: So cute!
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:02 PM   #28 
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I was thinking it was more to hold the shape of the leaf and make it stay horizontal? The leaf has a little knob at the end that sticks into the suction cup

If you can find a way to work the wire out, I say go for it!! I'm thinking about taking it out. Only thing, the leaf might be... maybe a little floppy and not stick straight out, making it hard for a betta to rest on.

Most things, aqauarium wise, are trial and error.
True. I guess it wouldn't hurt to try. I have two, and I have to get a third anyway. Getting a fourth wouldn't hurt, especially when I'm trying to keep my boys safe. I'll let you know the results~
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Old 08-04-2011, 10:50 PM   #29 
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Update - I took the wire out!! It was kinda tricky, go slow, be careful!

The leaf stays straight, no problem. :)
I think my boy likes the hammock more, now that the 'leaf' moves more naturally.

I feel a bazillion times better now that the wire is out of the equation!!
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Here's another pic of Findlay (flaring, hehe) on his leafy!
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