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  1. New lil dude. Meet Drogo!

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    He was absolutely an impulse buy yesterday. I initially had him in my old 2.5 with some plastic plants but I was so unhappy with the artificial landscape that I went and bought live plants today (even though I was already broke to begin with lmao). From the minute I introduced him into his new...
  2. snail help

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    I currently have a 2.5 gallon heavily planted tank with one male betta and a six gallon with a male betta and a mystery snail. I have noticed that the snail is being flipped onto its shell consistently. I have been flipping it over and am thinking about moving it to the 2.5. I just wanted to...
  3. 2.5 Gallon Requirements?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello, please don't judge me for what I did wrong. Thanks :-D I have a 2.5 Gallon aquarium, I feel like it should need all the normal things a 5 gallon would need. Heater and a Filter? Alright... For now I'm going to place my aquarium in my room that has an A/C (Air conditioner) I have no...
  4. 25watt or 50 watt?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! I'm looking to get a new heater for my 2.5 gallon tank. I've got a Marina Hagen 25 watt in it now, but no where can I find that it's FULLY submersible and I have a deep tank, so the bottom of my tank is freezing while the top is toasty. I'm torn between the Hydor 25 watt and Hydor 50...
  5. Items needed for a 2.5 gallon planted betta tank?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    The tank is 12L x 6W x 8H I would like to have hair grass or java moss, and then 2 or 3 other kinds of plants. I don't know which lights to get, my tank doesn't have a hood so I will have to buy one as well. I also know I will need to buy some Co2 liquid. I know I will need 1- 1 1/2 inches...
  6. future tank plans

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    I get paid this week, and plan on buying my betta some new stuff. He currently lives in an unheated 1 gallon critter keeper, with one plant he loves. I plan to buy a 7-watt heater and a 2.5 gallon tank, along with a leaf hammock and a few more plants. I may have a little extra to set up a...
  7. Moving back to college?

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    So I'll be moving about an hour north and want to take Franky with me. It'll be pretty cold (moving in November probably), but if I can get a cooler big enough to hold his 2.5 gallon tank and heater, and pack it in blankets and foam, then I think he'll be fine. I'd have the heat on in the car...
  8. Which tank set up should I use?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So, after some intense internet research I've narrowed down the upgraded home for my betta down to 2 options. Let me know your thoughts, comments, opinion and personal experiences with both. Thanks in advance! Option One...
  9. question and advice wanted

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I got my blue betta boy, Grumpy, a 5 gallon tank over the summer and he's loving it :D I have a 2.5 rectangular tank (his old one) that had a 3i Tetra Whisper as a filter (god how I hated that thing). If I decided to re-start the 2.5 gallon tank, I have a question: Would I need to use the...
  10. Anyone have a 2.5 gallon?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Does anyone have a glass 2.5 gallon tank? (Specifically, the black-rimmed kind that Petco and Petsmart sell.) I'm thinking of starting a planted one for Mr. Gold. I'm a bit torn between the 5 gallon and the 2.5 gallon. I know most people would suggest getting the bigger tank - but I really want...
  11. My filter is too strong

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I just recently got a new 2.5 gallon tank that comes with a built in filter and light. When I added my new fish Dennis into the tank I realized that the filter is really strong for him, he's a really small half moon betta that I just purchased. I was wondering is there something I can do to the...
  12. Temptation won over

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    I wanted to hold out on getting a new betta until I could order something a bit more interesting than the red and blue that you see at the pet stores. But when I went in to get gravel for a project, I just couldn't help myself. I brought this little guy home. He still doesn't have a name, but...
  13. Ulcer/Wound on face and very cloudy water

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey all! I recently adopted a betta fish from an office and he's currently living in a 2.5 gallon tank (Minibow with Azoo Palm Filter)with a heater (Hydor Slim Heater). He really perked up when I first got him, and has been swimming around happily for the past month. When I first got him he...
  14. Newbie here--general inquiries

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi everyone, I got a betta two weeks ago. These are the details of my tank: 2.5 gallons three small live plants sponge filter some gravel (not enough to cover the base of the tank) pH level around 7.0-7.6 (it varies) 11 W lamp I'm in the process of cycling it right now. Some questions...
  15. Betabow 2.5 gallon tank problems?

    Betta Fish Care
    I do not know much about betas. I got my first two a few days ago. I got two males and put the in the beta bow tank. I know enough to keep them separate so I got this tank because of the divider so you can keep two fish in one tank. Well it turns out that the fish can go right through the...
  16. New Tank Help

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I'm buying a 2.5 gallon mini bow desktop aquarium for Milotic my double tail male. I want to plant it with real plants and have it be all natural and healthy as possible for him can anyone give me some advice on what plants to get substrate thats worked well liquid fertilizers etc...?
  17. Questions about 2.5 galleon tank cycling?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi! I'm new here, but I've had a betta fish for a couple weeks now. He's only in a 1/2 galleon bowl right now, so I wanna get him a 2.5 or 3 galleon one instead. He had/has fin rot, but it looks like he's recovering... slowly... Anyway, my question is about cycling. I've read as many threads...
  18. Heating a 2.5 gal tank?

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    Hi guys, I'm getting my first tank set up, and while my betta is happy with his temperature now, I want to buy a heater soon. However, there's a lot of contradicting information out there about which heaters are too hot or not hot enough. So far I'm deciding between the Elite Submersible Present...
  19. Tank update and plant question

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    My ten gallon planted tank, established. My 2.5 gallon NPT, so new the dust hasn't even settled yet. No fish yet either, I'm going to move my last ghost shrimp to it when the water clears. I'm also going to remove the useless filter when the water settles. And can anyone tell me what the...
  20. Heater Question

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi! So, I have the Aqueon Betta Bow 2.5 gallon. I live in San Diego so it's pretty hot this time a year, so Chibi's tank stays between 76 and 80 without a heater. However, I am going to be getting an air conditioner soon, so I want to get a heater. Are there any specific brand and watts that you...
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