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  1. Betta Fish Care
    Hey, I'm totally new to the hobby and im worried about my new betta boy, Raphael. He's been in my tank for over a week now and has been doing really well. I'll leave all my specs below, but im using him to fish in cycle with great care. I read up on the nitrogen cycle for weeks and prepared...
  2. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I put my betta in his 5.5 gallon uncycled tank a little less than a week ago. I haven't done any water changes yet, and plan on taking the water to be tested tomorrow at my local pet store. I've been using Prime everyday to maintain the water as best as I can and API stresscoat to help his fin...
  3. Betta Fish Care
    Hi Everyone, For a while now, my 3 gallon betta tank has been without a filter and recently had an ammonia spike (1ppm). I went to petsmart to ask on how to lower down the ammonia level and the person there told me that I was keeping my tank too clean. He said if I buy a filter and put it...
  4. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    For anyone looking to try a fish-in cycle with Tetra Co.'s SafeStart please follow this link to a very important Q&A! http://www.fishlore.com/fishforum/aquarium-nitrogen-cycle/58116-q-tetra-tetra-safestart.html It basically has a guy from Tetra Co. telling you what needs to be done and answers...
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