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  1. Corydora Freak Accident

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey everyone, So this is actually about my smaller peppered corydora, Simon (of Simon and garfunkel). Four days ago he got stuck in one of the new leaves growing from a plant in the aquarium. Ive had both him and the plant for months and no issues before. I think he was stuck for at least 5...
  2. Catfish and Betta hiding spots

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hello, I've got one piece of driftwood in my tank, it's pretty large, and at the moment I've only got one peppermint catfish with my Betta, he seems okay with her, but when she tried to come out for zucchini he nipped her once after inspecting her. My question is, should I get something else for...
  3. Should I rescue a lone cory catfish?

    Other Fish
    So... I will start that I am a complete newbie at keeping fish. I plan to get a betta for my 10gal planted tank I set up several weeks ago, but I'm holding off until after the holidays to get one. Then I was at the store today and saw a lone cory catfish in a tank. And he was adorable. From the...
  4. Adding new fish??

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hello, have not been on this site for a while.:oops: I have had my 20 gallon long tank for a while and am interested in some upgrades. I currently have 2 Amano shrimp, a female Betta, and a Raphael catfish. I'm looking to buy new friends even if it is just more shrimp. Not really into frogs...
  5. Bump on Peppered Cory

    Other Fish
    Hi folks, I was wondering if someone could take an educated guess as to what this bump might be on my peppered cory. Please let me know if and how I should treat him for this bump. Thanks for your help! Here are my responses to the fish questionnaire: What size is your tank...
  6. 20 gallon setup

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    This is a setup for a 20 gallon regular. Here is a stocking list: • Bumblebee Catfish (Microglanis iheringi, x2-3) • Lemon tetra (Hyphessobrycon pulchripinnis, x5-6) • Dwarf Gourami (Colisa lalia x1) or Betta (Betta splendens (must be a male short finned, regular or giant) • Red Claw...
  7. New owner -- experienced advice welcomed

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hi: I have a question about compatibility with my Betta fish. I'll start with a background... I'm very new to owning a Betta fish. I just bought a 1.5 gallon tank from my local PetSmart (I know that some argue this is too small, but it's at least an improvement from the jar he was in at the...
  8. Julii Corey Catfish!

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hello! So I have a ten gallon that is home to my (Yes, only one) betta fish Percy. Hehe...I spoil him a bit. It has a filter and heater and I will be getting him a light/hood very soon. When I first got Percy, I purchased him with two ghost shrimp. They died within a week or two. (No surprise...
  9. How to keep algae down?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I recently purchased a 3 gallon tank for my betta fish, Tater. Tater enjoys the space he gets in the tank as well as the numerous plants the tank contains. However, with the introduction of a new plant into the tank, I inadvertently introduced algae as well. The algae is really starting to take...
  10. We hope to see you again... Lon'Qu, Noctis, and Emmeryn...

    Betta Memorials
    Hi everyone... Three of our bettas have past away this week, also an upside-down catfish has passed away as well... We don't know what was wrong with Lon'Qu... I was so worried about him, I was at a friend's house when he passed... Makes me really sad... I was also away when Noctis passed, but...
  11. Aqueon Products...

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, I just wanted to ask if anyone knew of some better food brands for Bettas, Catfish, Shrimp, and Albino Tiger Barbs... Maybe even white clouds. (Getting some in the future.) Anyway, right now we're feeding our babies Aqueon products and the ingredients hardly differ from the betta pellets to...
  12. Our Little Family Of Fish

    Betta Pictures
    Just our little family of fishy friends. Though I'd take some pictures of them to show everyone. They're a bit blurry. (I was taking them with my Ipod.) The order of the fish goes in: Emmeryn - Super Delta Tail - Male Sully Luna - Delta Tail - Male Sully Sol - Crown Tail - Male Lon'Qu - Delta...
  13. Feeding Cory Cats

    Other Fish
    Hey everybody! Picking up my 3 peppereds tommorrow, and want to know what to feed them and how often. I already have Hikari Alage wafers. Here's what i have been recommended: -API Bottom Feeder Pellets -Aqueon Bottom Feeder Pellets?wafers Anything else? If it matters, i have sand :-D:lol...
  14. Male Betta + Catfish?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    I am planning on getting a 5 gallon tank and putting a male Betta in it. I was wondering what would go well in it as well. I was thinking about a catfish that won't get too big but I had two catfish in a different tank with a goldfish and they ended up eating the goldfish that I won from a fair...
  15. Betta and corydora's in a 20 gallon tank?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    I am starting a 20 gallon long aquarium with a male half-moon betta and 4 cory catfish. I have black sand as the substrate and an aqua clear 30 for my filter. The tank has live and silk plants and a fake log hideout running the length of the aquarium. Is this a good set up for a betta and 4...
  16. Tank cleaning fish for betta fry

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hi everyone :), in a few weeks or so, I plan on breeding my bettas. I am looking for a fish that would be best to put with the fry to aid me in keeping the tank clean. Originally, my plan was to use an apple snail. After much research, I discovered that they breed like crazy. I'm already going...
  17. Betta + Catfish = ?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    So I have a 30 gallon tank, currently it houses two pictus catfish and a black tip shark catfish. I want to move my poor little Betta from his small 1 gallon tank into the big tank. Pictus catfish I understand are pretty energetic but non aggressive. What has me worried is the black tip. Will my...
  18. Cherry Barbs and others

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    I have six of these titchy little guys, but don't worry, the tank is huge. D'you guys think they would be compatible with a betta? None of them nibble each other, and they seem pretty mellow, if their none-reaction to my cat is any indication. (I appear to only have one male judging by the...
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