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  1. Tank cycling issues

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello! I’m a college student and I really wanted to get a betta to have in my dorm. Ive read into how to keep betta and want to make sure the little guy is comfortable and happy. I bought a 5.5 gallon tank from a local fish store and have started cycling it, using fish food to add ammonia and...
  2. Heater issues?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, earlier this week I got a betta. I have him in a 3 gallon with an air filter and heater. After a day of using the heater I noticed the tank was at 85. But without the heater his tank went back down to 70. I'm just very concerned about him adjusting to the water temps. If anybody has any...
  3. Attack of the Bubbler: Bubbler Issues

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I'm feeling VERY frustrated right now. So, I love watching my betta fish when I rearrange his tank. It's like a spark ignites in him, and he explores every corner. I decided to buy a couple more accessories to switch out every week. Since my tank is only five gallons, only really two decor...
  4. Problem Fish

    Betta Chat
    Anyone else have a betta that seems to be prone to issues? Despite good quality food, water, and comfy tanks, they just seem to have issues? For me, it's Aris. Aris was a birthday present from a friend who heard I was planning on getting a betta (once I was ready, which I wasn't yet -_-). He...
  5. Fin rot and Discoloration Issues

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey guys first time here... can't seem to figure out how to fix my betta. behavior is great just he looks terrible. I have had him for months now and just seem to went down hill since i got him. Im about fed up, but dont want to give up on him if he isnt. thus tring best and dont know what else...
  6. Not eating?

    Betta Fish Care
    A new Halfmoon of mine refuses to eat. I just got him Thursday of last week, so he's gone a while without food. My Crowntail kind of went through this as well, but started eating about 2 days after he was introduced to his tank. I'll put the food on top the water and he'll come look at it, but...
  7. Trouble Swimming!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    First the questions Answered: Housing What size is your tank? 1.5 gallon What temperature is your tank? Room Temperature (70 or so) Does your tank have a filter? Yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No though the filter is "oxygenating" Is your tank heated? No What...
  8. Betta Rests A Lot.....

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello, I just got my male betta Shiro about a week ago. He is usually really lively and likes to swim around the tank...but I have noticed him resting a lot in the last few days. He likes to rest in two specific spots in the tank, one in the middle of a plant, and one behind said plant. The...
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