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  1. New Betta Mom Here

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    Hi there! I'm brand new to fishkeeping and for my first fish I got a betta, Fiji! He's kept in a 5 gal tank with two java ferns, a moss ball, and a golden mystery snail friend: Eden. I'm super excited to learn more about fishkeeping and fish in general and get better at the hobby so one day I...
  2. Hey guys!

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    Thought I'd post an introduction! I've kept tropical fish and goldfish now and then in my life but have not kept an aquarium in over a decade. However, I started getting interested in terrariums, and in doing research on those I eventually stumbled across Walstad system tanks. Since discovering...
  3. New Member and New Tank

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    Hi there! I'm Allie, I'm a new member here. I am also starting my first tank! I got a fluval spec V and set it up this morning. I am using activ flora substrate, a piece of driftwood, two anubais petit, a anubais nana, and some java fern. I am hoping that everything goes well. I am trying...
  4. Help us identify our fish please

    Betta Pictures
    Hello! My boyfriend and me have had our first ever betta friends for about a month now and we wondered if anyone could help us identify their fin type properly and maybe if those particular colors/types have any names? This is Ciel, my little boy. And my boyfriend's (we think) girl...
  5. Hey! I'm new here. How is everyone?

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    Hi! I just joined today (2/20/16) and I want to tell people about myself. I own 2 bettas, a green male crowntail who I got in 2013 named Peacock Ripjaw (my sister chose his second name), and a red male veiltail betta who I got in 2016 named Aaron Jewels. Peacock has started to discolor from age...
  6. Relatively Experienced Fishy Greets You! I'm Excalibur

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    Hello, I am a long time aquarium and fish lover. I have had every pet under the sun and have concluded that fish are by far the most enjoyable and rewarding. Love it! For a profession, I am a pastor. I love teaching people about the Bible and Christ. I'm here to learn more about aquariums...
  7. Hello!!

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    I just got my new friend on my birthday, and I found this forum while searching up some betta fish facts. I guess I thought that I would join, since this is my first Betta and I want to keep him extra healthy! I look forward to meeting everyone! :-D -FFB
  8. Hi c: Betta keeper from Michigan here

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    Hello, I'm Abigail. I joined about a week ago and I already spend so much time here. Ive learned so many things and I think I've helped a few people too. It's been wonderful to chat with people who share my hobby. Some details about me... I've been fascinated with bettas for a long time. I...
  9. Hello!

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    My name is Fern, and I am a theme park artist(mostly facepaint and henna tattoos, working towards portraiture!) and when I was in seventh grade, I was OBSESSED with betta fish. I wrote poems about a blue male betta fish named Poseidon. So when about a week ago(I'm 23 now), one of my coworkers...
  10. New and Meet Ponder!

    Betta Pictures
    Hi everyone! I'm new here and to bettas, but I'm not a complete newbie to fish keeping. I have cold water tank with goldfish in. I also have a tropical plant with playties, guppies, neon tetra and a freeloading assassin snail who doesn't do his job of eating the pond snails that hitchiked on...
  11. Hey everyone(:

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    hey everyone (: im new to the site. ive owned my betta for about 6 months now and in the time of having her ive grown to love fish and their beauty. Hoping to make some friends on the site (:
  12. Help My Betta ! Help me diagnose and treat them

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello ! I have a 10 Gallon Tank and I divided it into two separate tanks for my two separate Betta. When the first came in (3 months ago) I realized they had beautiful fins but recently I felt that they've shrunk. I feel like it might be fin rot but I'm not sure.I've also seen that my red...
  13. hello! thought I'd share a little about my bettas

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    I stumbled across this forum while looking for betta info. I am so glad I did! I currently have 4 betta. My girl Kaosu is less than a year old. She is my marble HMPK beauty. Sekihan is my red marble HMPK male, also less than a year old and my very first fancy betta. My newest fancy betta is an...
  14. New member :)

    Betta Chat
    Hi everyone! I'm a new member, my name is Paul. I have 3 bettas, Jumper (male Blue &Red), Carol, (female blue&red), and Rustafarrio (Male rusty orange color). I'm really excited and I can't sleep because I used to keep my bettas in 1 gallon bowls but tomorrow will be the first day they each have...
  15. Hi Everyone!

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    I would like to say hi to everyone. I am a brand new member and hope to chat with many of you and also offer some great tips and advice on Bettas. I would also be glad to answer any questions you may have about your Betta Fish. Sam :-D
  16. hello, my name is Jenny :)

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    I'm very nervous about joining a forum. I haven't been a part of one since I was around 14 years old...I'm now 22. I'm from Ontario, Canada. I love animals - I used to have a beta in highschool named Aya and he lived for four years (not sure if that's good or bad for a beta!) but I loved him so...
  17. Hi, everyone! I'm new..

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    Hello all! I'm a budding betta enthusiast from Alliance Nebraska. I joined this site in hopes to find a good breeder nearby.. I've only ever bought pet store and walmart bettas, and it tears me up to see the conditions they're in. (I guess I buy them to sorta rescue them..) but I've seen some...
  18. What type of fish/Betta is he? Any name suggestions?

    Betta Chat
    Hello! I'm Aeroggi or just Aero. I'm new to this community and a first time Betta owner. I've seen Bettas being treated horribly by friends and family members and I don't want to do the same for my Betta. I'm not a first time fish owner though, I know the basics of maintaining an aquarium and...
  19. Clamped Top fin New owner

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I'm new on this site, and am a new betta owner. I got Mr. Piffles three days ago from walmart. He seems to swim around okay in his three gallon tank, but I am worried about his top fin. It looks like it may be clamped. Like I said I'm new to the game so am curious what actions I should take...
  20. advice on new fish???

    Betta Fish Care
    hi,I am a very knew member on this website, and although i do not own a betta i really am looking into getting one. I've done a lot of research but all websites say different things! is a multiple galleon tank necessary for only 1 betta?? I'd like some advice on feeding habits and what size...
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