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Old 01-17-2012, 12:41 PM   #1 
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Will This Tank Work?

I just found a tank in my basement. It measures 8"x8"x8". It has a heater and a top. Would I be able to help another betta? I would love to save another betta from a store. It would be great to use this!

I did a quick calculation and it said that the tank was 2.2g... Is this okay?

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Old 01-17-2012, 02:01 PM   #2 
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I would think it would be alright. I would make sure you rinse it out really well with nice hot water and leave it set up for a day or two before adding a fish to make sure it is water safe. Other than that it sounds okay to me! Make sure you post pics if you do set it up!
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Old 01-17-2012, 02:11 PM   #3 
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I have a 9x9x9 cube that is slightly over 3 gallons. Betta loves it.


My other betta is a 2 gallon Fluval Speck...

That one does well too, but the filter in the Speck is huge.

I think you should be ok. Does it have a filter? I know that a lot of people don't bother with filters but I prefer to use them. You can get a cheap sponge filter on Ebay for under $2 and use a small cheap air pump to drive it.

I'd like to see this tank. Can you post a pic?
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Old 01-17-2012, 02:32 PM   #4 
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Yeah, I have an extra air pump filter in one of my other tanks, I can move that over. It's good to see that this can be used. Here's a picture of it without anything in it or the thing that holds it.



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Old 01-17-2012, 02:39 PM   #5 
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That could look very nice.
Filters...
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Aquarium-Spo...ht_2091wt_1110
or the double
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Aquarium-Bio...ht_3670wt_1110

Do you have a light?

I just ordered a new tank and would be willing to sell the small filter and LED light that comes with it for cheap. They are packaged with a 3.4 gallon tank but I don't plan on using them.

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Old 01-17-2012, 03:02 PM   #6 
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Here's a picture of the tank in it's little holder thing.
Thanks for the offer with the LEDs and the filter, but I think I'm good:)
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Old 01-17-2012, 03:04 PM   #7 
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Also I forgot to say that I LOVE your tanks!!! The look amazing and your bettas are gorgeous!!!
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Old 01-17-2012, 03:06 PM   #8 
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ahhhh, I know what you have.

Tetra Water Wonders 1.5 gallon.
http://www.petco.com/product/102093/...arium-Kit.aspx
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That's what I had thought, but te measurements don't add up correctly! What's the deal with that?
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Old 01-17-2012, 03:26 PM   #10 
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Thank you. :)

I love my little guys. The white one started losing his fins as soon as I got him and he worried me for a while, but they have grown back now.
The Blue one is getting a new home.
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