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  1. Old tank questions?

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    Hi, I'm new here but not new to betta's. So I have a little story and need some help. My family's betta of over 4 years passed away. he was healthy and lived happily. This devastated (at the time) my 4 year old daughter. She still brings up Buddy (his name) to this day. She is now 6yrs. She...
  2. Questions About Betta Routines

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi there, I'm very new to betta keeping, and I have some questions about my routine for my 5 gallon betta tank. If my water changes are sufficient and if my feeding schedule is good. Right now I feed my male betta, Kiro, 3 Betta Bio Gold pellets in the morning and 3 more at night. I swap...
  3. How hot can water be to clean a tank. no betta inside

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Gotta do a major clean in a five gallon. Basicly the old sand I put in there wasn't clean enough and got underwater dust EVERYWERE. I wanna clean everything in the tank by just plopping the tank in the tub and filling it with really hot water ( the water at my apartment gets REALLY really hot )...
  4. When and how should I clean my betta fishes tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I recently bought a betta fish last week and he is in his tank. I plan on cleaning it tomorrow but idk how many times or how I should clean it. The tank is 1.2 gallons and it has a filter and a light which keeps the water warm and works as a heater. The tank I have is the national geographic...
  5. Tank Help

    Betta Fish Care
    How often should I clean my tank? It's got a filter and everything, but sometimes, food will gather at the bottom and be gross.
  6. Help with getting a tank ready for a new betta!

    Betta Fish Care
    I recently bought a beautiful red veiltail male from petco (Charlie). He was doing amazing until he a few days ago. He went to little fishy heaven today :cry: I believe he died of ich as he had some white fluffy mold like substance on his fins and some white spots on his body After doing some...
  7. Water changing help

    Betta Fish Care
    Okay, so I got this brand new tank last week. It's a 3 gallon equip with a filter, heater, gravel, a fake log and 2 little aquarium decorations and 1 red male VT named Dumbledore. I put Dumbledore in his new tank Wednesday of last week. On Sunday I did a 50% water change, by just scooping the...
  8. Proper Cleaning - 5 Gallon Tank

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi All! I got Bert Betta in January and so enjoy having him here! He lives in a 5 gallon tank with a filter, light, silk plants and a thin layer of gravel (maybe 3/4" deep - I had a much thicker layer orig., but have removed much of the gravel). I also have a heater for him (Top Fin 60Hz/50W)...