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  1. Welcoming Lucy!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I just got a new fish after my previous one passed away. She's a rather petite female named Lucy. I think she is very young, she was about 1.25 inches when i got her, and seems to have grown at least .25 inches since then (about a week and a half). Right now I have her in a small quarantine...
  2. How do I know when my tank is fully cycled?

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    I am currently cycling my 10 gallon tank for my female betta and 2 ADFs that I will get. It's been a week and the tank now removes all the ammonia I add to it everyday but the nitrates are rising fast. Two days ago they were at 10 and now they are at 30. I know this is a normal part of...
  3. Could I put my betta in her 10 gallon without cycling?

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    I am setting up a 10 gallon tank for my female betta Celestia. Because of major problems with my tap water, I bought Carib Sea Ready Water to start off the tank. The water says it comes with bacteria that will allow you to put fish in right away. Would it be ok if I put my betta in without...
  4. Stocking my 20 gallon and adding fish

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    I have a few questions to ask before I stock my tank. I may have asked some of these before, but I need to be absolutely sure on everything because I can't afford to mess up again. My 20 gallon long aquarium just finished cycling after 2 weeks. I never saw any nitrites and the nitrates are...
  5. We want to add another fish!! HELP!

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    My boyfriend and I have a crowntail in 1.5 gallons with a filter system and we are soon adding a heater. It's a nice little aquarium, surely he's much happier than in a stupid cup with 2 inches of filthy water to sit in. :/ Anyways, we were wondering if adding a bottom feeder would be safe...
  6. Male Needs a few friends. Males or females?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    I just got my betta fish yesterday. he is a male. He is also in a fairly roomy tank, and i want to get more. I was thinking about maybe 3 or 4 new friends added. But with all the hype over their vishiousness, im affraid what gendres should go in. What gendres should go in?
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