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  1. Could someone help me please :) :) ~

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello, so i'm really really new to Betta fish-keeping, and it seems that my filters water intake is too strong, and as my fish likes to hang around the filter, his lovely long fins keep getting sucked in (yet he still insists on hanging around it as he can hide there -- he's shy lol). I can't...
  2. Will changing my filter Uncycle the tank?

    Betta Fish Care
    I read that that the beneficial bacteria live inside the filter cartrages, and I need to change my filter soon, so I am wondering if this will uncycle my tank? Also, I was told to change my filter every 4 weeks, is this true? Thank you! :-D