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  2. Marimo Moss Balls

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I have one in one of my betta's tank and I was thinking of getting more for my other ones! I'm not sure if I want the Petsmart size (quite large) and I've heard bad things about Petco's so I was wondering if anyone had a recommendation for an online store? I'm looking for smaller ones (half inch...
  3. Rise in Ph making my fish sick

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey, I have two betta fish. I got one back in the summer(Finley) and one this Thanksgiving(Zuko). When I bought Zuko, I bought a moss ball for his tank and another one for Finley's tank. About a month ago, I noticed Finley acting lethargic and decided to check his water. The Ph levels were...
  4. DisinfectING live plant?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Hi there, I'm new to owning betta fishes, everything I know is from the fish store but they didn't seem very helpful as 4 other fishes has died and I'm on fish #5. I hope I'm posting this question in the right place. So when I got the first 3 fishes none of them made it through the night and I...
  5. Will my moss ball survive?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    recently moved and my moss ball went missing turns out it was buried under the sand for five days... It's a little squishy but still green, little brown on the inside. Is it done?
  6. Buddy with his Morimo Moss Ball

    Betta Pictures
    I floated the morimo moss ball in the tank. I noticed Buddy likes to hang out where the moss ball is, swim around in, rest on it, and sometimes rub up against it. I think I will name the ball Teddy. :-)
  7. My moss ball!!

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    Flaring over his marimo moss ball :)
  8. Algea eaters

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Algae eaters So late Feburary I bought a Mossball, and now Algea is growing on my tank light (it's submerged in the tank), its growing on the window next to the light and growing on some decorations. I'm thinking I might get a friend for Poseidon that finds Algea yummy. I'm thinking of a usual...
  9. Question about Moss Balls and Epsom Salt

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey, So next week I will have had my adorable little female VT Stella for one year. Naturally I want to buy her a present. I would LOVE to buy her a moss ball since I think they are adorable and would work well in my tank size and the amount of light i have in my tank. There is just one...
  10. Welcome to the Family, Ringo

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    After our recent loss of veil betta, Jean Val Jacques, we had to fill our empty tank and empty hearts. Meet the newest member of our family, Ringo Starr.
  11. Just got a moss ball

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I have a 2.5 gallon betta tank with several live plants. I had a small algae bloom that started a few weeks ago, probably due to an ammonia spike. As the ammonia has gone down, the algae has grown more. Because the betta ate all the shrimp, I decided to get a moss ball. I got a small one...
  12. Moss Ball or Snail?

    Betta Chat
    Basically, I want to add some stuff to my betta's tanks. They each have an abundance of plants and a cave to hide it. I like the idea of a moss ball, however I can't find one ANYWHERE. Is anyone on here from new york city or has lived there at one point? I've looked at both petcos in my area...
  13. Marimo and Velvet?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I was wondering if there was any danger in keeping a Marimo ball in a tank with a betta potentially ill with velvet? If not would it be okay to transfer the ball into another tank until any illness has been cared for? Thanks in advance and apologies if this is in the wrong section.
  14. moss balls?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    i was just browsing on ebay for aquariums decorations and i saw A LOT of moss ball? do they do anything for your tank? is it good for a tank and/or betta? does it need a a certain amount of gallons? does it need any care?
  15. Purpose of a Live Moss Ball?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I'm looking to buy a Betta soon and they sell them at my pet store with live Moss Balls, what are they? And what is their purpose? Good buy or not?
  16. Proper Food for a Baby Betta???? Any tips?

    Betta Fish Care
    I bought a baby Betta yesterday from Petco and have been reading a little on how to take care of them but everything seems to be a little different. I have two older Bettas that share a tank (it has a divider) and they live very happily. But having a BABY BETTA is a little new to me. Water...
  17. Moss Ball Questions

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Hello all! I have a moss ball related question. How long does a moss ball live? I get asked that a lot so I would like to know. Next I know that Moss balls can be very beneficial to betta bowls and tanks but can someone tell me exactly how they are so good? I know they help clean the water but...
  18. Marimo moss ball questions

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I've never had a moss ball in my tank or even know what they require. I was considering buying two for both of my bettas' tanks, so before I get one for either tank I'd like to know exactly what I need. Currently both of my tanks are 3 gallons each, and are kept at 82 degrees. They're also...
  19. Moss ball pic editing!

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I bought a moss ball today (feb 9) at petsmart. while I was browsing the forum I decided to take pictures of my moss ball and edit them! I'll show the original picture and the edited. feel free to post your moss ball picture editings here, too. (that is, if you have any... :oops:) Original...
  20. Really need to refresh my betta knowledge as soon as possible - thanks for your help

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    Hi all, I have very recently adopted a betta who is a known tail biter. I have not had any fish for quite a few years now - and the only ones I've ever owned were betta's. None of my betta's ever ate their own tails though. So I have been obsessively searching the info to update my care...
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