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  1. Question about water conditioner

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    I had gotten a ten gallon tank and a separator for my 2 betta fish so they more room to swim. I forgot to grab more water conditioner and I don't have the money or time to go get more. I use top fin water conditioner, which says about 48 drops for 1 gallon, and I was only about to get about 140...
  2. Seachem Betta Basics vs Seachem Prime

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    http://www.petbarn.com.au/fish/aquarium-health-wellbeing/conditioners/seachem-betta-basics-60ml.html vs. http://www.petbarn.com.au/fish/aquarium-health-wellbeing/conditioners/seachem-head-start-conditioner-pack-100mlx3.html Any thoughts? The Betta Basics seems like an all in one kind of...
  3. Ran out of conditioner during water changes, and other water issues

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    Today I did a 90% water change on male's 10 gallon tank and a 70% change on my females' 10 gallon tank. As I was adding new water to the tank and measuring out my conditioner, I ran out! Unfortunately, I also have my agressive female, Daphne, in an unfiltered 1 gallon bowl for the time being (I...
  4. Strange Layer on Top of Water?

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    So the past few days, I noticed that my fish's bowl had a strange layer on top of the water. The bowl is unfiltered, and I was wondering if that might be why. When I do a water change, I take a small container I have, fill it with tap water, and add these conditioning drops that remove the...
  5. Conditioning Reverse Osmosi Water

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    Hello! I am relatively new to the forums and am in the process of improving my exceptionally rage-filled male crowntail Peter's habitat. I had a specific question about Reverse Osmosis water. Our tap water here, though I do condition it, is between 7.8 and 8 pH and always has traces of ammonia...
  6. Fish with dropsy alive after 1 month

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I am so stumped. I have a betta who I thought had constipation (due to this new food from the store which came recommended) but in fact I believe he has dropsy. His stomach keeps swelling. I have been changing his water every day, adding epsom salt and he keeps expanding but he...
  7. How long is Seachem Prime good for?

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    Hi, Quick question...I use Seachem Prime for a water conditioner, but being as I only have a 2.5 g aquarium, I go through it very slowly. Does anyone know how long Seachem prime is good for? Basically, does it expire? I couldn't find this information on the actual bottle or the brand's website...
  8. Betta Conditioner

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    Hi, I am one day late for my Betta's tank water change. After I recently ran out of aqua one Betta conditioner I visited my local pet shop and I have purchased aqua one health+ which says on the packaging that it is for saltwater and tropical fish and enhances the fishes natural slime coating. I...
  9. Using a new conditioner

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    I used to use nurtafin conditioner and I just bought Seachem prime. I'm about to do a 50% water change and I'm wondering if adding a new conditioner in the new water to put in the tank with the old conditioner in the water would do anything? Would I have to do a 100% to get the old one out instead?
  10. Seachem prime in 2.5 gallon

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    I just bought seachem prime for use in my 2.5 gallon tank. How much would I put in to treat the water?
  11. Tap Water Conditioner

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    Is there a difference between Nutrafin BettaPlus and Nutrafin AquaPlus? The AquaPlus comes in a much bigger bottle in my town, so I'm wondering if I can buy that. What other water conditioners would you recommend?
  12. Buying heater?

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    I'll probably be going to Walmart or Petco for tank supplies later on, so I'm wondering, is 50 watt any good for a 5 gallon tank? And what kind of common brand that's not too expensive would be good? Do most heaters turn off and on by themselves to regulate the temperature steadily? Two more...
  13. Making sure I'm a good fish owner...

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    Okay... After my last few incidents with fish as a newbie, in which I am very ashamed, I have finally gotten another betta. When I just started with bettas, I had one male in a vase, Perceus. I learned a bit more and got him a ten gallon. Family members convinced me to add in two mystery...
  14. Is it necessary to let water sit for 24 hours before doing a water change

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    I've heard from multiple sources that before you do a water change you should condition the water you're going to be adding to the tank 24 hours beforehand and let it sit so the chlorine can evaporate. However, when i asked the pet shop guy about water conditioners, he said that they instantly...
  15. Bubble forming near filter?

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    Yeah so can my water conditioner make large bubbles form? Like there always are bubbles in my tank now, like foams!
  16. Aqua Master: Water Ager

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    I just bought a water ager from my LFS and on the bottle it says, "...whilst providing essential electrolytes to aid fish in osmoregulation". Just wanted to know what osmoregulation is, and what are the unnoticeable/noticeable affects of it. I have googled about this but I still can't wrap...
  17. Water dechlorinator dosing?

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    Hey everybody! I recently have been thinking about my dechlorinator/conditionder lately, and have been wondering if i have been dosing it wrong: I added some pictures of the instructions and brand. I do 2 teaspoons per 10 gallons for both of the additives, although i only drain 25-30% of my...
  18. Cloudy Water

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I've had to do 3 water changes this week due to cloudy water. The only conditioners I use are - Nutrafin Betta Plus - Top-fin Bacteria Supplement I also use Ozarka Spring Water to fill the aquarium. My Male Veil-tale lives in a 1/2 gallon Marina Betta Pals Kit with an Aqueaon Mini Heater...
  19. Questions on water conditioner and stupid heater

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    I just cleaned my betta's tank and I used the last gallon of distilled water for him. I got a small bottle of water conditioner so I could use my tap water instead (to cut down the cost and the errands). I saved the water jug and put water and the right amount of conditioner in there for next...
  20. ? about partial water changes

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    When doing a partial change, say, 50%, when you add the fresh water, how much water conditioner do you treat it with? I've searched and found conflicting posts about about whether you add the correct amount for the full tank (essentially, a double dose in this scenario), or just treating the...
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