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  1. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello all. Just started doing my betta’s water change for the week, and noticed on his new piece of driftwood that there is this slimy film on the bottom of it, where it was against the gravel on the floor of the tank. Idk if you can see it in the picture. It also kinda has a strong sulfur-y...
  2. Planted Betta Tanks
    Just wanting to hear what others think about mopani wood and indian almond leaves. I hear a lot of people use almond leaves. Trying to make my 2.5 gallon tanks more natural with plants to give my bettas the best life. Having to travel to college makes this slightly difficult.
  3. Betta Fish Care
    My husband and I decided that we would like a betta a month or two ago. We went to Petco/Petsmart this past weekend to pick up our tank (5 gallon Fluval Spec) and supplies. We looked at the bettas, as we always do, and actually found one that we liked (in the past none have really stood out to...
  4. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I just bought this little piece of wood (Mopani wood). I read in different threads that its always better to boil the wood before putting it in a tank. My tank already has shrimps so I would not like to risk anything.. so what should I do.. ? the guy at store said that I did not need to boil...
  5. Betta Fish Compatibility
    I'm thinking of getting some tank custodians for the tank I'll be putting my betta in when he arrives from Thailand. It's a 5 gallon planted, but I've got another 5 gallon and a 10 gallon waiting to be set up so any fish that outgrow the 5 gallon can be moved to the bigger tank later on. I...
  6. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi all, I've always had mopani wood in my tanks...think it's neat....a drag to cure sometimes but a nice visual addition. Found a neat little piece at the lfs, boiled it for an hour or two not a lot of tannin in it and popped in Bob's tank. First day the tank clouded up, did a major water...
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