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  1. College break approaching??

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    I could really use some advice! I am in college currently and have a betta fish living with me at school. He has a 2.7 gallon tank, with a filter and heater and is doing really well. I have about a month break coming up and want to take him home with me, of course because theres nobody else to...
  2. Advice for college Betta

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    I am going away to college in a month and I'd like some advice on how to take care of a Betta fish in a college dorm room since I want Rufio to go with me. I have a few specific things that I'm concerned about. I have two options for fish tanks right now: a 10 gallon and a 2.5 gallon. Both are...
  3. Questions From a College Student

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    Hi all! I am a new member to this website, and I will hopefully be getting my betta (James Pond) in a few weeks (once my tank is cycled)! So, I'm a college student and I live a 3 hours drive from my home. They close the dorms for spring break, so little Jimmy will have to come home with me. Do...
  4. Going home from college for Thanksgiving break... What should I do with my fish?

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    I go to college two hours away from home and Sebastian lives here in my dorm with me. Next week (11/22 through 11/29) will be my first long break to go home, and I'm not sure what to do with my betta. Whenever I've gone home on weekends, I've just had my roommate feed him for 2-3 days. This...
  5. Towson University Pet Policy

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    I was looking at the pet policy for Toson University and they say that fish are allowed in their residence halls as long as they don't have electrical equipment. I assume this means no heaters or filters. I don't like this policy, but it's a good school and cheap, too. I don't want to leave...
  6. Betta at College

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    Hello everyone, this smart lil fish managed to get into college I'm a college freshman and my roommate surprised me by bringing back a betta fish that she got for free from the student union. He's a red male veiltail named North West (after Kim and Kanye's baby... roommate's idea not mine. I...
  7. Plane Travel?

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    Hello all, My sister is in college and is interested in getting a betta fish for her dorm. She would be able to take care of it pretty easily , but the issue would be when she leaves college to come home for vacations. Is it at all possible to transport the betta via airplane? It is only and...
  8. Spring Break?

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    I have two bettas in a divided 5g tank here in my dorm with me. I'll most likely be leaving for spring break on March 7th and not coming back until the 16th. Unless I can get someone to come and pick me up, I won't be able to take the tank home with me (since I'd be travelling by train and it'd...
  9. Hey College Students! How do you do it?

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    Hello there everyone. I'm currently a junior in college, and I just bought my betta fish halfway through last semester. I've seen that some college students have tanks both in their dorm and at home. But, I personally don't have the funds at the moment to have a tank with...
  10. HELP Stocking/Filtering a 6 gallon tank?

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    Hello all, this is my first post. :-D I just got a betta about a week ago as a very rash purchase from my college's veterinary club. They just looked so sad... so I rescued one. ANYWAYS, I would call myself an advanced beginner or early intermediate with regards to betta-keeping. I just went...
  11. Brand New Betta!

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    Hello! I am a newbie to this website and really to Betta Fish in general (last time I had a Betta was probably in 2003, 2004). On Tuesday (August 20th) I bought a Female Crown Tail Betta from my local pet store. She is a tiny little fish, so I assume she isn't fully grown! I had first been...
  12. 6 hour trip with betta...College!

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    I am going off to college. It is six hours away and I am planning on bringing my Betta with me. We will stop halfway (3 hours) for the night. I was wondering if you had any traveling advice such as what to transport him in? I would love if it could be a relatively stable ride for him. I also...
  13. I'm going to take my Betta on a 2 Hour trip

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    In about a year, Percival and I are going to make the trip to college! My desired college is about 2 hours away. I hear a lot of talk about aerating and filtration so I wanted to ask some important questions. Do I need to pump air into the water during the trip? Are there other things I should...
  14. Appropriate Betta fish tank!

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    Hello! :-D I'm planning to buy a Betta fish as a pet for my college dorm. However, because of size issues and requirements in place by the college regarding the size tank we are allowed to have, I'm unable to get one as large as I would like. (I would have loved to get at least a 5-10 gallon)...
  15. moving day!

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    hi everyone! i'm going to be moving back to my school's campus on Wednesday and i wanted to know what the easiest way to move my betta's tank was? when i moved out of my dorm last semester, someone told me not to drain all of the water from my tank because my beneficial bacteria would all die...
  16. Newbie: What's the best beginner's tank?

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    Hey guys :) I spent a ton of time reading the forums last night because I decided I wanted a betta and I want to take care of it properly. However, I'm still not sure what the best home for a betta would be. Here's a bit about my situation: I am in college so I won't have a lot of space. When...
  17. I want a Dorm Betta Fish!

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    Hello everyone! :-D I am considering buying a Betta for my dorm, and I have A LOT of questions! I want to make sure I am able to keep a fish happy and healthy before I buy one. Anyways, I'll start asking questions and I hope you answer! Thank you :-) Tank I have a glass goldfish bowl that I...
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