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Forum: Betta Pictures   Today, 09:00 AM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
Unless you could show a picture of him flaring We...

Unless you could show a picture of him flaring We really can't tell what type of tail he is.
Forum: Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies   02-19-2020, 06:40 PM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
No Just gone is not common. Is the tank on a...

No Just gone is not common. Is the tank on a dresser? or a stand that only has a few inches of floor space under it? I would say he jumped and is under something close by.
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   02-19-2020, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
Rainbow, That's the whole idea of a planted tank....

Rainbow, That's the whole idea of a planted tank. A natural jungle. The betta love them because of the hides. It is what they have in the wild and all the protection of plants that makes them stress...
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   02-19-2020, 06:18 AM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
Oh you Brave, Brave Person. That is one thing I...

Oh you Brave, Brave Person. That is one thing I will never try. There is no way I would be able to fight with the cloud that would take over the tank. I do wish you the very best of luck and really...
Forum: Betta Pictures   02-19-2020, 06:12 AM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
Great color. Beautiful boy.

Great color. Beautiful boy.
Forum: Betta Chat   02-16-2020, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
No matter if they are Glow betta or regular betta...

No matter if they are Glow betta or regular betta if a parent buying a pet for a child is the one responsible for seeing the right care is given to the animal ( or fish in this case. ) It is not up...
Forum: Betta Chat   02-16-2020, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
I will say one more time that this practice of...

I will say one more time that this practice of creating a genetic product out to enhance the pockets of a breeder that is totally unethical. Just because we can does not mean that we should. Betta...
Forum: Betta Pictures   02-16-2020, 06:53 AM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
The pictures are very good and he is a beauty....

The pictures are very good and he is a beauty. Every betta I have has his own personality. I truly think that betta know that they are loved by their keepers and love to show off, to give that love...
Forum: Breeding Betta Fish   02-16-2020, 06:46 AM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
You make a lot of sense and I think she will be...

You make a lot of sense and I think she will be doing just fine. She's in very good hands.
Forum: Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories   02-15-2020, 06:29 AM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
If the tank is established and cycled than the...

If the tank is established and cycled than the bacteria is already colonized and doing its job. Do you have a 3 or 4 stage filter? If you do there is a separate plastic sponge which is a Bio sponge...
Forum: Breeding Betta Fish   02-15-2020, 06:17 AM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
You could still move her with out a problem. I...

You could still move her with out a problem. I think you found out the issues to begin with though> Nut is a great girl and her actions although not really normal for us are very normal for her. Just...
Forum: Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies   02-13-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 30
Posted By Old Dog 59
Well he is still eating and that's a good sign....

Well he is still eating and that's a good sign. It might just be hes getting a little rebellious from the call. Mine do respond to the tapping of the glass canopy top on the tank but lately it's only...
Forum: Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories   02-13-2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Old Dog 59
No the siphon hose is of no use in any tank. The...

No the siphon hose is of no use in any tank. The residue of gas has already coated the tube and will remain on the tube. There is just no way to clean it and make sure that it is clear. Buy a new...
Forum: Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies   02-13-2020, 03:47 PM
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Posted By Old Dog 59
Is he eating at all? Does there seem to be any...

Is he eating at all? Does there seem to be any bloating? What happens when you bring the Temp down to 78 degrees?
Forum: Betta Pictures   02-12-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Old Dog 59
Nope I'm staying out of this. I do not believe in...

Nope I'm staying out of this. I do not believe in the genetic make up and flaws that breeding has caused. So I told you all my feelings and the reason why.
Forum: Betta Fish Care   02-12-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Old Dog 59
It is something they added to different lines. Do...

It is something they added to different lines. Do the report in the media. then let the water company be found out for the problems they caused. It could end up costing them quite a bit of money....
Forum: Betta Chat   02-12-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 574
Posted By Old Dog 59
In my humble opinion This is wrong on so many...

In my humble opinion This is wrong on so many levels. There is no way to tell the damage that this does to the fish. Or how it affects the life span. Just someones way of making money because they...
Forum: Betta Pictures   02-12-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 89
Posted By Old Dog 59
This is just wrong on so many levels. First off...

This is just wrong on so many levels. First off how are the colors altered. are they injected . Because I don't think they are born like this and how does it affect a betta life? Please don't buy...
Forum: Betta Fish Care   02-09-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 27
Posted By Old Dog 59
Continue to fast her another 24 hours. give her...

Continue to fast her another 24 hours. give her time to get rid of the bloat. When you do feed her again only give her a small quantity. this will keep the bloat from coming back.
Forum: Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies   02-06-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 22
Posted By Old Dog 59
I really think it is a physical injury. It may...

I really think it is a physical injury. It may have come from your gravel if she rubbed on it at any time. The best thing you can do is keep a watch on the scale that is involved and watch for any...
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   02-06-2020, 07:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By Old Dog 59
Sounds like everything is going along just fine....

Sounds like everything is going along just fine. I have to laugh at Nut. She really has you wrapped around her fin. LOL
Forum: Betta Pictures   02-06-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 38
Posted By Old Dog 59
Well You now truly have BA and a rescue at that....

Well You now truly have BA and a rescue at that. He does look in ragged shape. I hope and pray for the best for him and for you. Congrats and God Bless you both.
Forum: Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies   02-06-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 17
Posted By Old Dog 59
What are the water parameters? What temp is his...

What are the water parameters? What temp is his tank? What food are you feeding? Pellets don't tell us a thing. What brand?are the pellets whole food? These are some of the questions that you need to...
Forum: Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories   02-06-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 98
Posted By Old Dog 59
Well Darlin that means you have enough plants ....

Well Darlin that means you have enough plants . LOL (IF YOU CAN SEE YOUR BETTA AT A GLANCE YOU DON'T HAVE ENOUGH PLANTS.) This is the rule of thumb when keeping betta in a planted tank. So now you...
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   02-05-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 504
Posted By Old Dog 59
Glad to hear all is well. I had to laugh at Nut....

Glad to hear all is well. I had to laugh at Nut. Had a shrimp feast did she. LOL Yeah most times I put shrimp into a betta tank they ended up as a snack. I know you will do well with the way you now...
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