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  1. HELP my fish is paralyzed

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Help, I have one and a half year old fish that is like paralyzed. He never swims around his tank and just lays on his side on the top of the water floating like a dead fish would. I thought he was dead at first but when I feed him he sadly wiggles to the food but he eats fine. He lives in a...
  2. Uncycled 1 gallon plan

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Ok I promise this will be one of my last threads. I'm planning to set up my one gallon tank and buy my betta fish. Then use my API test kits to test the levels every day. I will keep the ammonia levels down with water changes. My questions are: 1. Should I buy Ammolock? I can easily buy it. 2...
  3. Is cycling a 1 gallon tank necessary?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I just bought a one gallon aquarium. It has a undergravel filter. I already have everything required to do a fishless cycle with ammonia. I have API test kits for ammonia, nitrates and nitrites. My water conditioner has aloe, and its not Prime. All I want to know is, do I need to cycle this...
  4. Safe temperature fluctuations?

    Betta Fish Care
    I bought one of my bettas a heater. They'll eventually all get heaters but I wanted to try it out before buying 3. Its a heater that shuts off at a specific temperature, and has been doing so, but I have a thermometer for backup. I already had the fish in when I put it in. It's raised from 22 up...
  5. tankmates for my 10 gallon aquarium. HELP!

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    About my (soon-to-be) tank: I plan to have a 10 gallon planted/silk plant mix tank. Full of hide away holes/caves and other places to hide covering from top to bottom, denser in the rear. Driftwood added. This tank will have a heater, bio sponge filter/aerater and a Aqueon 10g internal filter...
  6. Aqueon Mini Bow?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey everyone! :-) I was wondering if anybody had any experience with the Aqueon Mini Bow tanks- specifically the 2.5 or the 5 gallon. Right now my Sunny boy is in a two gallon, so I would rather not downgrade the little guy into a one gallon. Personally I like the look of the 5 gallon, but I...
  7. Betta tank question, help please?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello everyone, i got another ten gallon for a great deal today. It came with the tank, heater, filter, food and conditioner, light/hood and net on sale for 80 dollars. I have another tank(4 tanks all together) that is a 10 gallon divided so it has three sections with 2 bettas in 2 of them and...
  8. 20 Gallon community tank setup

    Other Fish
    Hey there, Im wondering if this would be a good combination for a 20 Gallon Community tank the tank is 24x16x12. I want to put in 2 Angelfish 2-3 Guppies 2-3 Plattys 6 tetra of some sort the main things that i want are the guppies the angelfish if possible and the plattys everything else can...
  9. Good plants for a tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I have a 2 gallon tank with a very small female Betta, and I was wondering what type of plants could I keep in it? Thank you! :yourock:
  10. Best filter for 10g w/plants?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    This is my first serious aquarium; all my previous bettas have been kept in little bowls and averaged 2 yr lifespans. I just recently got a beautiful blue and yellow doubletail and wanted a nice large tank, as well as trying out some aquatic plants. Right now my betta is in a small 1L plastic...
  11. What Filter To Use?!?!

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey! I'm setting up a Betta tank so I bought a 25 gallon tank for it's self to live happy with 2 Otis Algae Eaters. I have everything ready like plants, heater, water conditioner, etc., except for the Filter. The employees at the store are telling me I dont really need a filter for the Betta...
  12. Sponge Filter

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I'm Thinking about getting Sponge Filter for both of my 2.5 gallon tanks, can I get ya'll feed back about it and what should I look out for or need ?
  13. Rescued baby- urgent!!!

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi there! Well I joined today and I have many many many questions. My earlier thread was because I needed to get my adult veil tail tank cycled but I did itself pretty well! So I was at petco getting the ammonia and nitrate testing kit when I remembered I saw a big thread about Petco selling...
  14. 1 Gallon Heater? Filter? Help???

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I initially got my male betta, Bob, as a birthday present and was ignorant about betta habitats at the time and he was in a pretty small cube. But today I bought him a 1 gallon tank, which I know is still small, but it IS better than what he was in. But I'm really lost with heaters and need...
  15. My Re-Designed 2.5 Gallon!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Here are some pics of my re-designed 2.5 gallon: Heres A Video Of My Tank (Before Re-Design):
  16. Hello!

    Betta Fish Care
    My name is TikPandora, and I just joined the forum. I would like to introduce myself by asking a few questions. I just got back from Wal-Mart with a beautiful white male betta. Usually I would not have bought a fish at Wally World...but the one here in Chadron actually takes good care of...
  17. Project Divider: Complete!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So a few days ago I decided to add a divider to my 10 gal tank so my girls would stop pulling each others fins off!... I also ended up adding a new filter :) Now I'm just waiting to put them in the tank :D They are going to love it! Below are a few pictures. To build the divider I just used a...
  18. Betta acting odd in 10 gallon

    Betta Fish Care
    Since my male betta, NeON, died, I hadn't put anything in the tnak that he had been in. I felt like it was the "tank of death" and it scared me. I finally gutted the courage to clean all the rocks really good, clean off the sides, wash the plants and all, then put my female in there instead of...
  19. Cycling?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I'm getting one of my boys a 5 gallon tank soon and was wondering what all the fuss is about cycling? What is it, how to do it, and is it necessary for a 5 gallon tank?
  20. WTH Do these People Think!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Look at this site! This made me throw up