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  1. Betta loves to rest behind heater, safe?

    Betta Chat
    My betta Wynn has a five gallon tank with plants and decor for him to rest/hide behind BUT his fav place is to rest behind the heater... not the heating element but the top plastic part where you control the temperature. Now he is not there all the time but he likes to spend a good portion of...
  2. Legos in Tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey! I think my beta would like a change of scenery occasionally and was thinking about building a tunnel out of Legos for him to play in. Any thoughts on safety? I've read elsewhere that Legos are fine in a fish tank because they are non toxic. Ill make sure to boil them if I put any in...
  3. Safe terra cotta pots?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I have a couple small terra cotta pots that I'd like to use as caves in my betta tank. I've seen a lot of people using them in their aquascapes and they look really nice. However, the holes in the bottom are smaller than a quarter, and a fish could easily get stuck in one. How can I plug the...
  4. Transporting Betta over a 3 Hour Drive?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi! Does anyone have any tips on transporting a betta fish over a 2-3 hour drive? (I read the "How To Ship Bettas" thread, but I don't know if that procedure might be a little different than preparing your betta for a car ride?) Here is the situation: 1. It will probably be a 2-3 hour ride...