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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, This isn't an immediate emergency, but I have several fish and have been wondering for a while now what the best things for me to do during a mid-winter power outage would be. I live in CT in the winter, so it gets pretty cold, and our house doesn't seem to retain heat terribly well. We...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Ok the worst possible thing is happening and I am freaking out :( Cosmo, the betta fish at my school is still there and school wasnt opened today and wont be opened tomorrow. ( His bowl is a 1.5 gallon until school can get enough money to buy bigger bowl/tank and has no heater ) Although his...
  3. Betta Fish Care
    Hello!! I'm really worried about my Betta. Firstly I'm living in a very cold house. Because of this, I'm struggling to keep my poor fish warm in the fast-approaching winter (I'm in Australia). I have got a heater running, but I believe it works to match the room temperature, which isn't helping...
  4. Betta Fish Care
    So I got my 10 gallon set up and for the first day and half or so the water was so nice and warm, but when I checked it this morning, I couldn't find Fishie(pretty hard to lose him no plants or anything in there yet) When I found him he has sucked himself as close to his rock as possible! I...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I bought a beautiful blue crowntail fighting fish about 4 days ago. He was fine until last night when he seemed very lethargic and wouldn't eat. Overnight one of his eyes became very swollen and he can't swim very well. It became even more swollen during the day and I'm worried about how fast he...
  6. Betta Fish Care
    My betta has severe fin rot so I moved him to a 1 gallon QT tank of bottled water. It got down to 72 or 73 now which is way to cold for a betta especially when he's trying to heal. The smallest heater that I have is 8 watts and it's for a 2-5 gallon tank. I'm really worried that if I put it...
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