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  1. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    New fish keeper here! I currently have a spawn in my 15 gal tank. I added the indian almond leaves for the tannins and as a natural hiding place. A few days ago I noticed that there was a growth on the leaves that the fry were interested in. A layer of biofilm. I know this is normal but is it...
  2. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello. I purchased a halfmoon betta almost 4 months ago and have recently run into some slow but steadily progressing tail biting. Last time I had a halfmoon betta he also bit his fins and he eventually had almost no tail or dorsal fin left. It was awful. :'c This fellow is on a similar path...
  3. Betta Fish Care
    Hi everyone, I'm Mitali, a betta nerd from India, I was slightly pleased to know that Indian Almond leaves have a calming effect on bettas, I have access to a lot of Almond leaves, and want to give it a try, right now, I have a 7 liter bowl and another 28-30 liter tank, I just went and got some...
  4. Betta Fish Care
    So I read that IAL is a good stress reducer for bettas, releasing tannins and helping somewhat when they are sick or injured. I've thought about getting some, is this a good idea for a male betta with fin rot in a 2.5 gallon being treated with tetracycline? And if it is then how do I use it, how...
  5. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey guys! So my marineland penguin 100 filter hasn't worked for a few days now and I thought I'd give Indian almond leaves a try. I know its best not to use them with a carbon filter so what kind of filter can I use? Or none? Just regular water changes?:question:
  6. Betta Pictures
    Just want to show you guys a pic of my EE after I put the IAL in his tank with him. I posted a few weeks ago about a fin issue with this guy, Storm is his name. He was biting his own fins and I started more frequent water changes with aquarium salt. I ordered some IAL prior to his biting...
  7. Planted Betta Tanks
    I just received a new Betta from Thailand and the seller included an Indian Almond leaf, which I thought was pretty cool. That's never happened before, so I have to ask: Can I just drop in my planted tank? All comments appreciated. Thanks!
  8. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, I'll start by saying that I first noticed what looked like pinholes in Dr. Mabuse's lovely fins. I was taking a closer look, and noticed that they were raised and looked more like bubbles. They stuck around on his fins for a while, before it looked like a few popped... and turned into fin...
  9. Betta Fish Care
    Hello all, A week or two ago I posted a thread about my stressed betta, and on the advice of other members I ordered some Indian Almond Leaves. I was wondering if anyone had any tips or experience with these leaves as this is my first time using them. Thanks so much.
  10. Betta Fish Care
    OAK LEAVES, have been recommended to me by Old Fish Lady a while ago, and I have been using them religiously ever since...living in southern Ontario, we have PLENTY and various species as well! If you are like me and like using natural remedies and organic products when working with Bettas...
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