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Forum: Betta Fish Compatibility   03-31-2014, 10:43 PM
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I have had 2 nerites and both lasted but one...

I have had 2 nerites and both lasted but one week. Yjr first one was in a new tank and obviously had nothing to eat; my bad. The second had plenty of algae to eat but croaked anyway. What to do.
Forum: Betta Fish Compatibility   03-20-2014, 01:09 AM
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Views: 427
Posted By cowgirlsue1
snail eggs??

Every day I have to scrape off tiny hard white things off the glass. They are really stuck like glue to the glass and I think that they move but I have no idea what they might be. I usually remove...
Forum: Betta Fish Care   03-13-2014, 12:07 AM
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Views: 379
Posted By cowgirlsue1
yum....where does one get those flies?

yum....where does one get those flies?
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   03-11-2014, 12:29 AM
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Views: 568
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Just remember that the sunlite does not turn off...

Just remember that the sunlite does not turn off and on during the day. So you may stress living plants if you have them.
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   03-10-2014, 08:05 PM
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Posted By cowgirlsue1
Good job. And you'll benefit from the tank taking...

Good job. And you'll benefit from the tank taking care of itself and its fish.
Forum: Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories   03-08-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By cowgirlsue1
I take this one step further. I actually place...

I take this one step further. I actually place the gravel in boiling water until it cools. Peace of mind. Gets rid of any nasty bacteria or no seeums.
Forum: Betta Fish Care   02-25-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,210
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Holy cow...that was amazing and perfect eco...

Holy cow...that was amazing and perfect eco system for betta. Just need misquitoe larva and be good to go.
Forum: Betta Fish Care   02-25-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 708
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Since my tank is in the living area, I cover it...

Since my tank is in the living area, I cover it at 8pm after the timer turns the light off...just like you would a bird cage. Seems to help. And the more plants, the merrier.
Forum: Betta Fish Care   02-25-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 348
Posted By cowgirlsue1
I use an eyedropper after I defrost a tiny bit...

I use an eyedropper after I defrost a tiny bit off the cube. I have enuf for 3 days and keep in a tiny pill box with lid in the fridge. Kwei will actually try to suck them out of the dropper. I...
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   02-24-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,409
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Just like everything else, one should always...

Just like everything else, one should always quarantine plants, fish etc before adding to tank. I rinsed mine and squished them and had them in another bowl for 24 hrs before adding. That way you...
Forum: Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories   02-24-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By cowgirlsue1
It looks great. Can you put your thermometer on...

It looks great. Can you put your thermometer on the side and still read it? That way it doesn't affect that great view.
Forum: Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories   02-24-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Hot glue gun will work as well. Try Dollar store...

Hot glue gun will work as well. Try Dollar store for rock or Michaels. Just make sure you rinse it well.
Forum: Betta Fish Compatibility   02-24-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By cowgirlsue1
How did you get such a closeup picture of your...

How did you get such a closeup picture of your snails?
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   02-24-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By cowgirlsue1
I did a cool thing with my marimo balls. When ...

I did a cool thing with my marimo balls. When got 5 of them, they threw in 3 free ones. So I stuck 2 of them on 2 different lengths of wood skewers. Stuck them in the dirt with a 3rd 1 on the ground...
Forum: Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories   02-21-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Sorry...NPT is naturally planted tank. There is a...

Sorry...NPT is naturally planted tank. There is a category on this site just for those who want plants in the tank. It helps keeps everything even. The plants use the waste that the fish leave behind...
Forum: Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories   02-20-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 602
Posted By cowgirlsue1
So I'm guessing you don't have lights on your...

So I'm guessing you don't have lights on your tank, cause I live in the Pac NW surrounded by trees and I have a NPT that the plants grow like weeds. But I have a 6500 K bulb. My tank is also away...
Forum: Betta Fish Compatibility   02-20-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By cowgirlsue1
He's an interesting little fellow. A bottom...

He's an interesting little fellow. A bottom cleaner or a side sucker??
Forum: Betta Fish Compatibility   02-20-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Cool...let us know how he fares

Cool...let us know how he fares
Forum: Betta Fish Compatibility   02-19-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,069
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Since I never heard of this fish, I went to...

Since I never heard of this fish, I went to http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/farlowella-vittata/ for information. Probably ou would need pristine water conditions and preferably a planted tank.
Forum: Betta Fish Compatibility   02-16-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,210
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Snails are easy keepers. Do you have plants or a...

Snails are easy keepers. Do you have plants or a cycled tank? Ramshorns are great for burrowing into the substrate. I agree with Shannon. There is never just 1 snail in the tank unless it's a nerite...
Forum: Betta Fish Care   02-16-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Health food store will sell unaltered roobios...

Health food store will sell unaltered roobios tea. On ebay, most IAL come from the far east. I like Amy's Ketapang Inc. But it does take a while to ship. Here's a guy in New York that gets them out...
Forum: Betta Fish Care   02-16-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 276
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Ah, the famous hitchhiker snails. They come in...

Ah, the famous hitchhiker snails. They come in with the plants. When they get a little bigger. take a turkey baster and suck them out. Unfortunately they are hermaphrodites. They don't need each...
Forum: Betta Fish Care   02-16-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By cowgirlsue1
There are several sites on ebay that sell Indian...

There are several sites on ebay that sell Indian Almond leaves. And they are quite large. I use mine 1/3 at a time.
Forum: Planted Betta Tanks   02-10-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 830
Posted By cowgirlsue1
Can hardly wait to see your tank.

Can hardly wait to see your tank.
Forum: Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories   02-10-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By cowgirlsue1
I agree...resist the urge to add other fish...

I agree...resist the urge to add other fish except maybe a Nerite for janitorial duty. Bettas live a solitary life and don't need companions.
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