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  1. Opinions on this?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I plan on dividing my 20 gal long tank with these: I'll be dividing it x3(so four bettas) and will have two 100watt heaters(one on each end) I'm going to monitor the sections that don't have any heaters and...
  2. DIY Filter for Divided Tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Bolded the important bits ;-) But I can be fairly incompetent when explaining things, so if I need to clarify anything please let me know. Here's the video /system I'll be referring to. Or you could search "HOW TO: Filter 2 aquariums with 1 filter for $10 TUTORIAL" up on youtube, it's about 7...
  3. Tank Options? Need Opinions

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I realize its early, but I'm doing research. My handsome little betta Horatio's 1 year adoptiversary is on May 12. I plan to buy him a tank upgrade. Right now he's by himself in a 1 gallon heated tank, unfiltered, as are my other 2 bettas. Eventually, I want to buy all my bettas upgraded tanks...
  4. Sorority,tank mates,and divided aquarium

    Betta Fish Care
    So I have heard that female sorority fish live shorter lives compared to their solitary counter parts.I have also heard the same about divided tanks as they can see each other.I have heard of people using pond filters as dividers so that would solve that but then you have to account for equal...
  5. Divided Betta Tanks

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I want to divide my 10 gallon tank for 3 bettas! I made this thread for tips and overall everyone's experiences with divided tanks. Share pics too of your betta's home :)! also does anyone have a measurement of the mesh sheets once you cut it to perfectly fit a 10 gallon (just the size of the...
  6. Severe fin rot + lethargy

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta lived in a 10g with another guy on the other side of a divider. They were introduced less than a week ago. I just got the filter today, they haven't been filtered in the 10g before then. Water was heated to ~80 (according to thermometer). First weekly 90% just performed today. Now my...
  7. Dividers

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    It's a little bit urgent because my 2 new bettas are in unheated 1gs and one is becoming lethargic and the other is flaring at everything. :blueworry: Please read all of this post and help me as best as you can, because I'm really in a bad situation here. All help appreciated. New 10g, 2 new...
  8. Quarantine & Healing/Diary

    Betta Fish Care
    A Sister Thread to: (don't worry, it wasn't popular! ;-) ) Short Summary: Barney is a rescue Dumbo Male Betta (So they say). He hails from Petsmart and was free as 'Damaged Goods'. He had/has: Clamped Fins, Mild Fin Rot, Constipation/Internal...
  9. Mame's Betta Journal

    So, rather than continue on my Opalo's 3 gallon planted Picotope journal, I decided it would be best to create a new betta journal for my many small tanks - only two of which are NPTs. :-) So, as for my bettas... First came Opalo: Opalo is a cellophane delta male. I got him back in February...
  10. Dividing a 20g Tank

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I decided to acquire and divide a 20 gallon tank in order to properly house my 3 male bettas, because taking care of their individual tanks is really becoming a pain. This will provide each of them with more overall space, and help me retain my sanity, plus be more compact for when I move into...
  11. Switching Filters

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey guys! I have a 10 gallon divided 3 ways with an under gravel filter. I'm interested in switching to a different type of filter. Is there anything I have to do so I don't interrupt the cycle? And do you have any recommendation for filters that would do well in a divided tank? And for the new...
  12. Dividing betta tanks?? God or bad?

    Betta Fish Care
    So right now I have one make betta in a ten gallon tank. The thing is, when I got him I didn't know that I would soon fall in love with bettas!! :-D so my question is, what do of guys think of divided tanks? Some people say there great, some say there not worth the risk, some say they are not...
  13. What do you think about this filter for a divided tank?(Sponge)

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey everybody! Finally found what looks like a really nice sponge filter for cheap! Just wanted to get your second opinion on this. filter: Some info and questions: -Is going to be in a...
  14. How do you clean a 5gal betta tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    It has a filter, heater. I'm gonna put a divider in it along with my two bettas and I want to know how without ANY chemicals.... Help?
  15. Divided Tank

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I want to upgrade my 2 betta babies, Tai and Azure, to a 5 gal. that is divided. I have the 5 gal and I want to know if it's a good idea. They both live in seperate 1 gal tanks. It will have a heater, and a filter.
  16. Which Filter/Heater Would Be Best?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Yes, Im making ANOTHER thread, sorry! D: Just want to make sure I'm doing everything right ^^; Anyways, what Filter and Heater would you recommend for a 40 gallon long tank? The tank will be divided, half will be a sorority, the other have will be divided into individual sections for boys c...
  17. 10 gallon with 3 dividers?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I'm just curious... is a 10 gallon, that's divided 4 ways (2.5g/2.5g/2.5g/2.5g)... humane? I mean, I know it's a common rule that the minimum space for a betta is 2.5 gallons... but I don't know if that rule differs in a divided space? Anyone do this to a tank? May I see a pic? :-D I can't...
  18. 55gal tank... oh my!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Needless to say, I'm super excited about getting a (free!!) 55 gallon tank... :-D x10million!! I'm not sure of the exact dimensions (anyone know?) but I am thinking about making it into a divided home for my 4 boys... and I'll be getting more, if there is enough room to divide for more! :roll...
  19. Rescaped my divided 10 gallon! Lots of Pics!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So, I decided my girls needed an update. Since Lavender(needs a better name) and Angel (who should be called Gabriel) have decided that a sorority is not their style, I redid the 10 gallon to better suit them. I rigged the aquatech for maximum filtration since it is a divided tank. I used...
  20. Pics of your divided 10 gal tanks here!!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Post your divided 10 Gal pics here! Im getting mine this weekends and would love to see some of yours! :-D