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  1. Heater help!!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I made the 2 hour journey to the nearest pet store to get everything to set up my 10 gallon tank. And I did get everything except suction cups for my heater.... Is there any alternative?? Tape? I have no idea but I have a betta in a fishbowl waiting for me to get my tank set up and I just...
  2. Please help me save my boy!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have a male half moon double tail betta fish. I bought him 4 months ago at Petco. He had a mild case of fin rot, but I knew just being out of a dirty cup, and into warm clean water would do wonders. And it did. He has always been spunky, very active, and a very good eater. My tank has been...
  3. Cut on side???

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all, Posting this because I'm insanely worried about my new platinum white betta, today looking at him I noticed he has a red mark as if he's bleeding or scratched himself on the side of him? He never had this before, so this is making me panic. The other side he's okay,all white but this...
  4. I have betta fry questions :)

    Betta Fish Care
    I have currently have two spawns I'm taking care of. (It's a lot of work I know!) I have a two week old spawn with less fry in a small tank with no gravel and one moss ball. And I have a five day old spawn with more fry in a bigger tank with no gravel or plants but it has a bubbler to prevent...
  5. Is this a good setup?

    Betta Fish Care
    I'm pretty new to aquariums so I wanted to make sure this was a good tank setup, I feel like the pH, KH and GH in particular are off. Tank Size: 10 Gal Fish: 1 Male Half-Moon Betta Plants: Java Fern, Amazon Sword and Anacharis (the Anacharis was a bit ratty when I bought it but there are some...
  6. Betta tail ripped!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    The caudal fin of my betta appears to have his tail ripped into strips!!! I got him Friday night, tank info is in my signature. Please help asap, I love my betta and I don't want him in pain!!!
  7. Aquarium filter help!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I got a new tank for my betta and all of the needed accessories as well. Or so I thought. The pet stores near me did not carry a lot in filters. Pretty much every single one of them were waterfall types. One of the employees told me to try this turtle tank filter since it would have little...
  8. Help! Something wrong with my Beta!

    Betta Fish Care
    I bought a male beta almost 7 months ago, and he was crystal white and beautiful and his fins were full. And he's been perfectly fine until recently, he's started to change colors on the border of his tail to a yellowish. And now it's changed to red and it looks like his tail fins have almost...
  9. He was perfect this morning!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I'd like to apologize in advance for the crappy photos! I just got this Orange Dalmatian Plakat yesterday and he already has what I'm 99.99% is fungus! ARGGGHHH I've put him in a smaller enclosure and used pure sea salt because I haven't got any aquarium salt at the moment! Is there anything...
  10. Need help new to bettafish forums

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, i'm new to the betta fish forums! I just had a question! I got a used but perfect with no scratches 40 gallon tank off of craigslist. (I have my betta, Mr. Nibbles, in my 10 gallon tank.) I have the tank with a glass cover. I purchased online yesterday a thermostat heater 100w, a 55/57...
  11. First time betta fish owner!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I will soon be receiving my very own betta fish! Since I will become a first time owner I have some questions regarding general care etc. First, my parents are only allowing me to get a two to three gallon fish bowl or tank (pleased no hate, saying I'm cruel). How can I lengthen the life of my...
  12. New 10 Gallon Tank

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey all! I was on the hunt searching for a tank to put my very first Betta in, everywhere is so expensive! So I started searching through my classifieds in my newspaper and I came across a used 10 gallon tank, plus rocks, filter, and heater and hood with an LED light! For only 20$, I'm very...
  13. Help me! Emergency!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Help! Please! Please! My Red Wag Platy is acting different! I just got him on the 23rd and now he is sick. Yesterday he wasn't using one of his fins and now he is just staying at the bottom of the tank. He is my smallest platy and the others picked on him a little but I'm not sure if they...
  14. HELP! HELP! HELP! Emergency!

    Betta Fish Care
    My Red Wag Platy is acting different! I just got him on the 23rd and now he is sick. Yesterday he wasn't using one of his fins and now he is just staying at the bottom of the tank. He is my smallest platy and the others picked on him a little but I'm not sure if they physically attacked him or...
  15. How often do I/how do I clean my 10 Gallon Tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! :) Last week I got a 10 gallon MarineLand tank It's filtered and has a heater. It has 2 silk plants and pink gravol stone things. It contains 2 african dwarf frogs, 2 red columbian tetras, and 1 Veil Tail Betta. How often should I clean this tank? And how the heck do I clean it??
  16. Need Some Advice

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    So I have just recently bought a 50 gallon tank and while my water is conditioning, I have been wondering what other fish to get! I already have: - 1 Male Betta - 1 Gold Twin-barred Platy - 1 Mickey Mouse Platy - 1 Red Wag Platy I when I bought my platy's, i hadn't really planned to, I kind...
  17. Tank Mates?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hi! I just upgraded to a 50 Gallon tank from a 10 Gallon tank and I already have 3 platys and one betta, but I was wondering what are some other fish and could get that are very compatible!?
  18. Bottom Feeder!?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hi! I have a just upgraded to a 50 Gallon tank from a 10 Gallon tank... I know right! Ahaha! But anyway I have 3 platys and 1 betta and I was wondering, what types of bottom feeders can I get!?
  19. Please help please!!!

    Betta Fish Care
    So I woke up to my dad telling me that Humphrey and Mojo were on the same side of the tank, what I didn't realize what the damage Mojo did to Humphrey. His fins are super torn up and I feel terrible and what if he's in pain!? Please help, what do I do??? Is there anything I can do? I don't...
  20. My Fish Tank Stinks

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Okay, so I got my fish I few days ago and when I opened the bad of pebbles I got it smelt kinda funny so I rinsed them and then put them in the tank. It has been about two days and now the whole tank smells like the pebbles did. Should I be concerned for my fish?
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