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  1. fluorescent lamp near heated tank? heat? light cycle?

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    hey guys :) will be getting a betta in a week or two, and am preparing my tank. Good to be among fellow enthusiasts :) Here's the situation: I just set up my 5.5 gallon betta tank with a l.e.d. lit hood on it on an endtable in the corner of my room. I have a 25 watt adjustable heater coming in...
  2. Betta Nips other Betta's tail.

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    I've got two bettas currently housed in a Betta Bow 2.5 Both of them are males, a red crowntail, and a blue delta tail. My red crowntail has always been really hyper, and aggressive. My blue delta tail is a lot more laid back, and mellow...
  3. New To Betta Ownership

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    Well as the title would suggest, I'm a new Betta owner and I love my boy very much but lately he seems to be acting very lethargic and spends most of his time just floating around at the bottom of his tank. He's in a 2 gallon tank (I plan on upgrading to a 5 gallon in a few weeks) he doesn't...
  4. Can't heat my tank!

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    I have a 5 gallon plastic tank for my betta Julian. I have tried a Marina 25W adjustable heater (which is what is currently running in there), and a Tetra 100W heater. Neither of these have heated the tank to 78 degrees. I know, weird, right? The woman at the pet store suggested that maybe my...
  5. Heating problems

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    So I got my 10 gallon set up and for the first day and half or so the water was so nice and warm, but when I checked it this morning, I couldn't find Fishie(pretty hard to lose him no plants or anything in there yet) When I found him he has sucked himself as close to his rock as possible! I...
  6. Betta Lethargy & heating issues

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    Hi there! I'm brand new to the forums and looking for a bit of help. My crowntail named Aldo is having some lethargy problems and I'm not sure what's going on. He's young, and pretty active usually but for the past two days he's been chilling at the bottom of the tank. I have a heater, it...