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Old 08-16-2011, 03:44 PM   #11 
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oh.. well, then i don't know.. the warm temps do increase their metabolism.. i prefer to BW once a week.. for my discus.. but i throw a few strands for my bettas :)
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Old 08-16-2011, 03:48 PM   #12 
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i wish my betta would eat anything other than CBW but he refuses both pellets and flakes. -.-'
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Old 08-16-2011, 03:56 PM   #13 
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and what i meant by trying to get out was this:
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Old 08-16-2011, 03:59 PM   #14 
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ooh that.. yea.. i think they would dry out.. if with out being close to the water.. so probably not an issue.. if you saw them up the surface or out of the container.. then worry.. those are still small worms
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Old 08-16-2011, 04:08 PM   #15 
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PHEW. im so relieved that they're okay now. thanks for your help :D
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Old 08-17-2011, 04:09 AM   #16 
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Apparently they crawl out when there's a lack of oxygen in the water. You might want to look at dropping an airstone in. Also you'll need to do a couple of water changes a week otherwise they'll start dying off.

http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/f...7&d=1254923772

http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/f...8&d=1254923788

Here's a picture of an awesome blackworm set-up (this is similar to what I plan to do). Mine like living on the filter moss I put in.
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Old 08-17-2011, 07:27 AM   #17 
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i rinse them/water change the worm keeper everyday.. imho, twice a week is not enough.. its a great food source!
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Old 08-17-2011, 07:58 AM   #18 
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I just said twice a week to be conservative as some people might not bother since they're just worms and not fish. I do a 50% water change every second day on mine and rinse them well in old tank water prior to feeding.

I plucked some huge ones out the other day. One of my betta juveniles is always swimming around with half a blackworm poking out of its mouth after feeding

Edit: Forgot to mention mine are living in a two and a half gallon tank
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Eeeuuww!
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Old 08-27-2011, 12:18 AM   #20 
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Haha my wild bettas don't think so. As soon as you get them out, their colours intensify and it's like a pirahna feeding frenzy. Poor worms.

However, my DIY worm keeper is doing heaps better since I added a small internal filter to oxygenate the water. The smell vanished and my worms stopped looking like they were trying to crawl out all the time.
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