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  1. Can I put these OLD seashells in my betta's tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi all! I'm new to these forums and relatively new betta owner (I had a betta about 10 years ago who lived about 4 years, and I finally worked up the nerve to get a new one - knowing a lot more about proper betta care and general aquarist knowledge than I did back then, but definitely still...
  2. Too Much Decor?

    Betta Fish Care
    So I felt like my fish might want some more spaces to hide so I added the fake grass and the fake rock with the flowers, could there be any repercussions of my fish not having as much free space? Its a 2 gallon and I do water changes every Sunday and Wednesday.
  3. Betta Disease and Decor

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I have a betta with a big rock piece (no rough edges), a few silk plants, and a betta hammock. He is currently dealing with velvet, so I'm going to quarantine him today. How do I disinfect his tank and decor safely? I know you can't use soap, so how do I make sure the medication and disease...
  4. Questionable Decor

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello, new to the forum and in the process of creating my first tank I've gotten most supplies easily enough, but I've gotten stuck on non-plant decor, especially a cave Everything in my budget either is too sharp, or has holes just a tad too tiny. I read that bettas will try to jam themselves...
  5. Hello, this is clueless and confusion I have a lot of questions

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Well hello. Recently my betta fish died :( And I just determined that it was probably because he most likely got scratched on his plastic plants then got a bacterial infection or something. So after chucking out those lovely little killers plus my crappy fickle water tester I decided that I...
  6. Filter Suggestions/ 10 gal Suggestions

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! I am looking for any suggestions you all may have about filters, decor, or anything regarding setting up at 10 gal tank. This will be my very first time working with a filter, so I want to make sure I do everything right. I got the tank from my brother and he also gave me a heater and...
  7. Recommended Silk plants?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! I'm very new to betta fish keeping. My fish Robbie is in a 2.5 gallon heated tank. I was wondering if you guys could recommend some cheap silk plants for me? I don't think i have the time to keep up real plants and I don't have a lot of money, but I want to give Robbie some better plants...
  8. How to find fish-safe decorations

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello all~ While I can't afford the pretty decorations I want, I was looking to get some more hiding things for my betta. That way I can cycle between his (bulky, ugly) log decor and other decor, and keep things interesting. Lately he seems to get his entertainment solely by watching me...
  9. Will this hurt a Betta's fins??

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I haven't bought my betta yet. Currently I have a 10 gallon that is going through a fishless cycle. I am prepping my tank before I get my fish by getting gravel, decor, and plants. Will this plastic plant hurt my fish seeing that it has little spikes? the little spikes are not hard, it feels...
  10. Cups

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey, so question. I had to remove all of Poseidon's hiding places, because I discovered the plastic plants were scratching him. So all he has his a rock with a straight though hole. Do you think I tea cup would be an okay addition until I can give him new décor?
  11. Hydroponic Tank

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I'm new to caring for Betta fish, although I own a 35 gallon of other assorted fish. About a month ago, my office decided they really wanted a fish. So we began planning and someone already had an Aquafarm tank. The tank comes with a filter that moves water through the tank into the upper...
  12. How often do you rearrange the decor in your tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I know that it's been suggested to rearrange decor to alleviate fin biting, but I rearranged Nebby's tank, originally to help out the ghost shrimp that shared his tank. Unfortunately it wasn't untill after I'd set up the new arrangement that I found her tangled up in her own molted shell and...
  13. Trying to set up a bigger, better home for my betta

    Betta Fish Care
    So I recently got my betta, Jaws, a fluval spec III, to upgrade him from his current unfiltered, 1 gallon tank. I'm going to be going to petsmart this weekend to buy some stuff and I want to make sure I'm covering all the necessities. -a small heater -a thermometer -a small siphon -maybe a...
  14. A Warning About Aquarium Decor! I Learned The Hard Way :(

    A Warning to anyone who has this ornament or is considering it... IT IS NOT SAFE FOR FISH! Picture below. Also LAST PICTURE IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART!: [/url]Capture by kmac325xi, on Flickr[/IMG] On of my Juvenile Clown loaches mysteriously went missing. I went crazy looking for it! I...
  15. New Decor

    Betta Chat
    I added a new cave/rock like decor to my boy Ronnie's tank. What does he do? *flare flare flare flare flare flare* *looks at me* *swims around the decor* *swims through the decor* *ignores the decor* I have a very silly fish.
  16. PVC pipe and driftwood, what do I do?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I just got some PVC pipe to make a little hiding place for Franky. I heard that hot glue was okay to use to stick little aquarium pebbles to it, is that true? Is there anything special I should do to the pipe before I decorate it and put it in the tank? I've had a lot of trouble with plastic...
  17. Cheap Decorations? (D.I.Y)

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Anyone have ideas for cheap do it yourself decoration ideas. some of mine include: 1 lanyard and ponybeads 2 small glass stones as gravel please tell me if these will work and if you have any other ideas tell me!
  18. Betta Pots

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey guys. I was interested in getting one of those brown pots for my betta to hide in! Anyone know where to get them and if there is a special type safe for fish?
  19. 2.3 gallon vase

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey everyone. I currently have a betta in a 2.6 gallon tank and he's very happy :) but I really want another betta! I hate looking at them stuck in those horrible cups :( I found a 2.3 gallon vase and was wondering if that would be a suitable home! I would probably add a small filter and...
  20. Legos in Tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey! I think my beta would like a change of scenery occasionally and was thinking about building a tunnel out of Legos for him to play in. Any thoughts on safety? I've read elsewhere that Legos are fine in a fish tank because they are non toxic. Ill make sure to boil them if I put any in...