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  1. I want a sorority, is this a bad idea?

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    I've been finding the idea of a sorority appealing and was thinking of getting a 20gal long tank. I'm currently doing research and due diligence but am finding conflicting information. Many claim they've successfully started one and others just say it's a bad idea. What do you think? If yay, do...
  2. Internal parasites?

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    Hey everyone - First time poster here, thx for having me! About a few days ago I noticed my female betta had a long string of poop coming out of her and I had never seen a betta poop like that so just chalked it up to a lil backlog of poop. I try hard not to over feed. Today during her weekly...
  3. Established Betta Sorority in Community Tank?

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    Hi all! So I've got an established betta sorority in a 10 gallon tank right now. There are 5 females and they've been together for about 7-8 months now. They are getting larger and I feel the need to upgrade them so they have more room. I've got a 55 gallon community tank set up and I...
  4. Female Betta in a planted 1.5 G tank

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    Hi! I'm a new betta fish owner so I'm looking forward to hearing from experts! I currently have a female betta in a 1.5 gallon tank (API brand with filter) with one Java fern. I plan to move the heater from my other tank to this tank (aqueon mini heater 10W). I wish I had done research...
  5. Female Developing Fear Stripes From Other "Female?"

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    so I had 2 females in the same tank and I researched and the next day got 3 more to create a balanced "harem". there's this one white fish and I'm not sure of its gender. my black female is developing fear stripes. I'm worried. the white one, Snowy, has been showing dominance from the start. The...
  6. Female Developing Fear Stripes From Other "Female?"

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    so I had 2 females in the same tank and I researched and the next day got 3 more to create a balanced "harem". there's this one white fish and I'm not sure of its gender. my black female is developing fear stripes. I'm worried. the white one, Snowy, has been showing dominance from the start.
  7. Internal Parasite fix?

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    My female Betta, Azure has long, white, stringy poops. I've been told that she has internal parasites. I want to help and fix her as soon as I can! What would everyone suggest I use? I need things that will help her more than harm her. She's not normally a picky eater, so I want to try the...
  8. Tank questions/concerns

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    So I have this female betta who lives in the living room. She currently lives in a 128 fl ounce Aqueon Minibow aquarium with a filter. Inside she has a small Marino and a Balinese lantern to hide in. I could put her in a 5 gallon but it would have no filter. I want to give her more space so I...
  9. What fish could live with my female betta?

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    Hi! I'm new here. My name is Arianna, I'm 17 and I'm from PA. I have a betta instagram called @bettasnfriends and if you would like to see pictures of the fish or tank that I am talking about please look at my two recent posts as I can not post them here. Tomorrow my baby betta (who isn't too...
  10. Sick Sorority!

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    My sorority is producing sick fishes, please help! One lady (Mae) has died, another (Kat) is now sick. Please read my story and see if you can help me treat my sick girl, and perhaps keep a healthier tank. Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 29 gallons Does it have a filter? Yes: both an...
  11. Possible cotton mouth, treatment ideas

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    Housing: How many gallons is your tank? 125. She is in a 15 gallon section Does it have a filter? yes, two Does it have a heater? yes two What temperature is your tank? 80 Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? yes Does your Betta have tank mates? What kind? other bettas...
  12. Little half moon female :)

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    How old might she be?
  13. Female betta with bigger fish???

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    I'm currently breeding my bettas and I don't have enough room for my adults. I didn't want to keep them in cups so I decided to move my female betta into my 50gal which has a lot of other fish in it that are bigger than her. It has 2 bigger goldfish and 1 smaller goldfish, 2 blind fish (bigger...
  14. Is My Male a Female??? What?

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    Hello there and welcome to a puzzling series of events. This is what happened: I bought a very fancy, Thai-import, long-finned halfmoon male betta about four months ago (more pictures on my user page). Recently he got a little bloated and I noticed a little white speck by his anal opening. Oh...
  15. Female Betta w/ Albino Corydoras Help w/ API Filter?

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    My female betta fish has been housing with two albino corydoras for approximately one month now. Their aquarium has a heater and filter, however the API Superclean Internal Filter Model 10 just stopped working out of the blue. The cartridge is due for a change, but is it just the cartridge...
  16. Weird brown stuff on my female betta?

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    There is weird brown stuff covering her. Usually she is just plain tan-ish. Is something wrong or is this normal? Someone please help!!!!
  17. Is my new Female Betta sick?

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    I got a new female betta, Journey, just 2 days ago. It wasn't until I brought her home that I noticed a white spot on her back. It's too big to be ich, and it's not fluffy or raised. I'm paranoid though, could it be a fungal infection or is it just part of her? Journey is my first female betta...
  18. brown spots on my betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey everyone. Recently had to move my female, Daphne, from my sorority tank to a bowl, for the time being. She seemed to be much happier there, but yesterday I noticed some weird discoloration on the top of her head, I thought just maybe it was normal or marbling or something. Obviously her poor...
  19. Is this betta a spade tail?

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    About a year ago I wanted to try breeding my male betta so I bought a female and put them together (I didn't know what I was doing) and they almost instantly tore each other apart. The male I had ended up dying and the female only lost a small chunk from her tail. Well I still have her and I...
  20. Please help! Female betta bloated!

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    I've had my female for just over a year now. She started looking bloated and now she is very bloated. She is still very active, but is also getting black spots and her fins are started to look jagged. I was not sure she was sick because she still is always eating and always swimming around...
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