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  1. Betta Fish Water Too Hot?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi! So I'm not new to betta fish care, but I have a question about a new tank. I have a betta in a 5 gallon, filtered, heated tank, but I'm wondering if the heater is making the water too warm. It's preset to 78, but the thermometer strip reads 82ish. My betta is very VERY active. HE eats great...
  2. Day 2

    Journals
    Day Two with Walter the Crowntail. Everything is going swimmingly (haha. Get it?) and Walter has become much happier in his new home. The only problem is that he keeps doing this thing with his tail where it kind of...twitches very quickly when he swims. I think it's just how he moves in the...
  3. Please help? Betta is lying around and fins are clamped?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 5.5 gal What temperature is your tank? 78-80 degrees Does your tank have a filter? yes Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? no Is your tank heated? yes What tank mates does your betta fish live with? two zebra snails Food What type of food...
  4. not sure what else could be wrong.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    poor little shooter is all clamped up and not looking too well, i'm not sure what it is or what's wrong. I'm just hoping he makes it through the night. this reaaally sucks. thsi shouldn’t be happening…i just got him last friday!!! ))): </3 I just got him last Friday. Put him in a 5 gallon on...
  5. Sick? Or just maybe a little old?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So... I don't think Ares is sick. At first, I did. I noticed he had some white on his chin, and on his fins. So I looked closer. They aren't fuzzy or anything like a fungus, and it isn't ick, either. His color is very good, he's a very bright crimson all over with a little peachy-golden face...
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