Hello! If you've read my previous post, I'm 13 and I have four betta fish.
I recently came home from my vacation. I instructed my mom to look after my babies while I was gone. By look after I specifically told her to feed them daily and nothing else. Because I feared if she changed their water she would drop one down the sink or something like that.
So I came home, and was completely devastated. Three of them were sitting at the bottom, fins curled up and very short. Knightmiir has had this problem for a while, and I know it's because I can't afford the stupid heaters I need so badly. Now they're all probably freezing right now. I don't know why, Banshee and Lelouch were doing just fine when I left and they didn't have a heater. Paxton doesn't have any issues because I got him on my vacation. He's okay, but his fins are a little tattered.
So I'm saving up as much as I can right now. I desperately need the money, and quick. Since their tanks are too small to heat properly, I'm going to buy a 30 dollar 10 gallon tank and divide it up so I can place a heater in it. It depends what I get for Christmas. If I get enough, I'll pay the extra 30 if possible and buy the 20 gallon tank so each can have 5 gallons. But that doesn't seem very likely because I need the extra gravel, plants, and the heater. My family is going through a rough spot financially so I'll have to see how it all works out. And does anyone know where I can get a divider that is not see through?