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  1. Betta Fish Care
    hey, i am new to the betta world and i am trying to be a good betta mommy. My buddy just got a new 10 gal tank and i am fish in cycling. yesterday we got it all settled and today the ammonia levels read over 1.0ppm. just out of curiosity i tested my tap water and it read .5ppm strait out of the...
  2. Meet the Betta Keepers
    Hey All, Name's Anthony. Let me give you all a little of my backstory. I received a Betta as a gift from a friend this weekend. To be more precise, I was at a wedding and the Bride/Groom made their centerpieces vases with Betta fish in them... I ended up getting one of those centerpieces, and...
  3. Meet the Betta Keepers
    Hey there frends, I'm Thomas. My new Betta is named Neil Patrick Harris (friends are calling him Neil Patrick Har-fish). Neil's a red male crowntail living in a 10G tank at 80 degrees, eating Aqueon betta food with occasional peas and freeze-dried bloodworms. His companion is a moss ball named...
  4. Betta Fish Compatibility
    I have a 10 gallon with: - 1 female Betta (my princess) - 1 catfish thing (very shy. Stays inside castle) - 1 frog (brat but skittish) - 2 snails (1 large, one small) - 3? Shrimp. They are new, I can only find 2 The shrimp and small snail are new. Before them the other four lived happily...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Fish people of the world, I need help! I have a couple of questions that need answering…sorry in advance for the long post. I hope you will bear with me and read through the whole thing. I am not a fish person, but I came across my male Betta fish, Sir Floatley Geoffers, a little over a month...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 1 gallon bowl What temperature is your tank? Between 78-80°F Does your tank have a filter? No Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No Is your tank heated? Not directly. It's in a well heated room. What tank mates does your betta fish live...
  7. Other Fish
    I recently purchased a albino Cory catfish for my first fish to add to my new 10 gallon tank. It is properly conditioned and is at an appropriate degree. He is breathing heavy and constantly swimming and trying to get out. Everything is fine, is he just stressed from moving to a new tank?
  8. Betta Fish Care
    I recently bought a Male half-moon betta and was wondering what is the best thing to feed him. I currently have him on Betta Pellets and Freeze Dried Bloodworms. Are Microworms recommended?
  9. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I recently bought a Half-moon male Betta and have him in a 1 gallon tank. This isn't permanent. I inherited a 30 gallon tank and would like to know what other fish are communal to my male betta fish. I was considering adding ghost shrimp as well. I thank you in advance and cant wait to hear...
  10. 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...
  11. Betta Fish Care
    As my username implies, I am a total fish newb, and I need help! I was recently given a well-meaning but perhaps not very well-informed gift of a lovely male betta. I am an animal-lover, but have never owned a fish in my life. He is a beautiful (extremely grumpy) black veiltail with red fins...
  12. Betta Chat
    Hi everyone! My name is Emma I'm a first time poster, new member. :lol:I have a male Betta. Think he's a Crowntail. I got him from PetCo a little over a year ago and am just trying to educate myself more on the care taking/well being of my lovely fish! Anyway, my fish seems to have gotten...
  13. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I've been doing a bit of reading in the forum on certain things, but I kinda wanted to get all my questions into one thread. So here goes. I was previously a betta owner...and I failed. I know a few ways that I would like to improve, but I need your help. 1) Space is still an issue. I know it's...
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