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  1. Should I transport my betta fish?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Today, I noticed that my betta Azul has ich. I immediately drove to PetSmart to pick up some meds, but they were closed. So I had to go to Walmart, and all they had was Jungle Ich Guard I. I looked it up and several said it'd be fine to use with bettas. The thing is, I'm currently at college...
  2. Car Travel - Bag or Container?

    Betta Fish Care
    So I have a big move coming up - about 14 hours of driving. I plan on heavily cushioning my betta so that he doesn't get tossed around and it's slightly darker to reduce stress. My question is, what is the benefit of a bag over a closed container? Like a jar or thermos (to keep temperature...
  3. Traveling with a Betta fish

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello all~ I'm a sophomore in college and I've had my betta, Alexander, for over a year now. Last year I was fortunate enough to have a family friend take care of him while I went home for winter vacation, but this year they cannot take care of him. It is about a 15 hour car ride home and I'll...
  4. Transporting Betta fish

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello all, I recently bought a Betta fish. It's so much fun! I'm enjoying him way more than I imagined. He's nice to come home to from a stressful day at University. Holidays are coming up, and I was wondering what the best way to transport my fish home would be. I've read some advice about...
  5. Betta died after transporting it in a car. Any ideas why?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi everybody, I have just lost my buddy (Seoba Jr. - short from Sebastian in Russian). He passed away a few days after I transported him from NC to MD (an 8 hour drive). I have done the same trip before and he seemed to be a bit shook up, but got over it pretty fast. The night before...
  6. RIP Chloe :(

    Betta Memorials
    RIP Chloe!!!! Love that fish :( ...she's probably chillin' in her sunken slug bug in fish heaven right now :D
  7. Transporting Bettas Long Distances?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, I didn't think this fit under the shipping sticky so I was hoping for some help. I live in a college dorm 4-4.5 hours away from my permanent residence, and this is the first year that I'll have a betta with me on the drive back. I've been searching google for the best way to take Link from...