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  1. Betta Fish Care
    I took a risk to start this topic and gather all my knowledge around the subject into a guide if I am lucky enough. I will be grateful if forum participants will involve in developing this thread with their knowledge and experience. MAIN QUESTIONS. What temperature kills pathogens, attached to...
  2. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey all, I am trying to sanitize my 5.5 gallon fish tank that my betta passed away in last weekend, and I am doing it with bleach just to make sure it’s totally clean. I’ve seen a lot of different ways of doing it, and I wanted to know if it’s better or safer to spray it and scrub with a bleach...
  3. Betta Fish Care
    My boy Aris will be passing soon, so I'll have an empty QT jar. He had fungus coupled with likely a bacterial infection (he's gone dropsy). What's the best way to sterilize the jar, fake plants, thermometer and heater? I have vinegar and bleach at my disposal.
  4. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello, I got a used fish tank that I want to use for a betta. What should I use to disinfect it? Bleach? I am not familiar with safe cleaning solutions for a betta tank. Thanks very much. ;-)
  5. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey guys, So, after a fish passes away, how do you sanitize the tank? I've been reading up the various methods and they seem to include bleach, vinegar, or salt. What would you recommend? I'm a little scared about the bleach (would there be any way to test that I got rid of it all?), but if it...
  6. Betta Fish Care
    I have an amazon sword plant I got from petsmart today, but I want to quarantine it before I add it to my bettas home. What are some safe ways to do this and for how long? I heard of using salt, but I don't want to kill the plant. Would aquarium salt work? I was thinking of putting the plant in...
  7. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I have a tank that i bought new at petsmart. I cant eyeball how many gallons it is but i want to say 5-10, and its a Hagen or something of that nature. Anyways, ever since i got it the fish i've put in it have become sick, no matter how good i clean it. A few days ago i got fed up so i bleached...
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