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  1. Can't Seem To Keep Shrimp Or Snails Alive

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    In the last month and a half I've lost a entire snail, a mystery snail, and three ghost shrimp. All of which I had had under a year. Mystery snail 8 months, shrimp and merits 3-4months. In the last week and a half I lost all three of my ghost shrimp, but haven't done any water water changes...
  2. Is my Betta playing with my black molly?

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    Hey there BettaFish Forum, I have completed my 10 gallon setup with 1 Male Betta, and a few other fish(1 black molly, 1 mystery snail and 4 panda cory catfish). It seems that my Betta is enjoying the tank leaving around bubble nests and swimming all around the tank, but my only concern is that...
  3. bloated betta in community tank

    Betta Fish Care
    hello, recently my betta Socrates got a bad case of the bloat. He lives in a community tank and i was wondering what was the best way to feed the other fish while keeping him from eating was.
  4. Platy+Betta (Trial Tanks Pt. 2)

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    Hey guys! It’s been a while sine I started my Betta +guppies thread (A long time) SO I’ll give a brief recap of how that went. Originally bought 5 guppies, two male three female. Over the course of times the females and a male died before having any fry, leaving only Phoenix, a yellow and green...
  5. Standard 20 Gallon Tank Mate Ideas

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    Hi all :-) i'm new to the forum! I recently got back into the hobby and I was wondering if you guys could give me home ideas about possible tank mates for my betta! Tank Info: Standard 20 gallon filtered, heated, runs about 78 degrees! Currently only stocked with 1 male betta! 20 gallons...
  6. Help with Community Tank

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    A little background into my situation, I am fairly new to the hobby especially new to keeping a larger community tank. I currently have a 36 gallon that used to have a school of corys and a school of tiger barbs and everything was going well. Now I no longer have the tiger barbs and have added a...
  7. Possible Tankmates in 5G?

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    I'm preparing a 5G tank (with live plants) for a new Betta I'm awaiting. I'm wondering if it's possible to add tankmates after he settles in. What other low maintenance creatures can live peacefully with a Betta? How many can/should I get? TIA!!
  8. Angels and female sorority ?

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    I have 3 Angels, 2 of them the size of a 50c coin and 1 as small as a 5c. They're in a sorority with 5 female bettas, have been raised with the bettas and have never nipped fins. Can this last? ETA the tank is 250L and also has 3 corys and 2 BN catfish
  9. Beginner questions (for 5 gallon tank)

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    Hi everyone! I just made an account on this site hoping I can get some help and make some friends along the way. I bought a small male betta fish last week. I've never owned any fish before, so I've been heavily researching within this past week to make sure my betta is living well. (Jeb Jeb...
  10. Helping my new Betta feel at home!

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    For Christmas I bought my son a fish tank. It's 30gallons and has a few fish in it so far. (2 platties, 2 black mollies, 4 serpae tetra and a tri-color shark -- yes, I know he'll have to go to a bigger tank when he's bigger.) They all came with the tank when I bought it on Kijiji. So I've had...
  11. Opinions??

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    What do you guys think??
  12. Several Females with Mollies?

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    Okay, so I have a 25 gal heated and filtered tank cycled and ready for new members. I recently bought a baby betta at PetCo to stick in my fry tank. It turned out to be a she. She's doing well, and almost ready for the new tank, along with the rest of the fry. I think I'll give them 2 more weeks...
  13. Choosing a filter for a large tank

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi all, I'm going to be setting up a 4 foot tank shortly which will be housing some female bettas. My current female betta tank has a sponge filter in it, but since I'm upgrading to a much larger tank I'm wondering what my filter options are that don't create a strong current but will filter the...
  14. Does anyone breed for temperment?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    One thing you will frequently see in discussions of keeping bettas with tankmates is that some bettas are more aggressive than others. Some can be kept with other fish, others can not. I am thinking that there would be a large (but probably lower priced) market for bettas that are bred to be...
  15. Show Off Your Sorority!

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    Hey everybody, Ash here! And... I see all these people posting about their sororities, and maybe it would be cool to have them all in one spot! So what do you all think about posting them here?? I have had my sorority tank for close to 6 months now and it is doing great! All of my girl's are...
  16. Mame's 20 Gallon Community NPT Journal

    Perhaps it's premature to start a journal thread, since I literally don't own anything I'll need for this tank - besides the betta, a bag of substrate, and some plants. But, the ideas for this tank are just floating around in my head right now, and I need a place to write them down! A bit of...
  17. a guy and his community of

    Hi everyone so I decided to start a journal on my small community/sorority. I havent met anyone who took the risks of putting different species in one tank so I thought I would document my succession and on going experiences. First of all, I had a group of female betta(3) and a newt in a 10...
  18. Betta Testing

    Welcome to my aquarium journal. I thought this might be a good way to keep track of the trials and tribulations and of course, the joys of my latest fish-keeping endeavor. My aquarium is really not mine, it is a pet that my 6 year old son earned for consistent good behavior. My 8 year old is...
  19. I am new and need help!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I recently bought a Half-moon male Betta and have him in a 1 gallon tank. This isn't permanent. I inherited a 30 gallon tank and would like to know what other fish are communal to my male betta fish. I was considering adding ghost shrimp as well. I thank you in advance and cant wait to hear...
  20. Unsure of what to do with a new tank!

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I have been swooning over betta sororities lately, so I made myself a promise that the next tank I got would be a sorority. I never thought my new tank would end up 100+ gallons. A little backstory: I was on craigslist and I saw an ad for a free fish tank. I has a crack, but my dad said he can...