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  1. Fin year!

    Betta Pictures
    So I've had my halfmoon betta for 2 months now, and everything was just fine. He lives in a 3 5 gallon tank, with an apple snail. The only decoration is a plastic plant (I was careful not to get one that might hurt his fins) and a rock decoration. I alternate feeding him once a day with shrimp...
  2. Hello!

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    I've owned a few betta fish throughout my life, but never tried a forum! Excited to see what its like :smile2: I have one 10 gallon tank with a single female betta whose age I am unsure of. I also am unsure of her patterning/type of betta she is. I call her baby girl or Miss fish, for now...
  3. The Concept of Cycling Confuses Me in the Technical Details

    Betta Fish Care
    I really appreciate anyone's insight! I have some questions! A.) cycling B.) moving long distance with a "cycled" tank A.) I've read a lot about cycling online, and bare with me more experienced aquarists, but, I am still having a hard time understanding the technical need for cycling. I've...
  4. Good fish for novices besides bettas?

    Other Fish
    Out of curiosity, what other kinds of fish do you guys recommend as pets for a fish novice besides bettas?
  5. New Aquarium Help?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi guys! I just wanted some reassurance that I'm making sure the new tanks I got for my betta are up to snuff. (They're currently living in little bowls, terrible I know but I couldn't get them proper tanks until I got the money.) Anyway, the new tanks are currently cycling, I boiled all the...
  6. No idea what's wrong! Please help!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Alright, we got new Bettas and we've had them for four days now and two of them have been displaying odd symptoms that aren't really lining up with anything we've read on- and we've read on everything. First we have our currently unnamed fish, he's been darting around the tank erratically but...
  7. Please help. Injury may now be fin rot?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Alright, so my roommate has this Betta that we named Hades. He's very special to her. The other day, he hurt his tail by jumping and skidding across the top of the water, and it caused his tail to be folded over slightly on the top. He wasn't swimming any different, so we figured it would unsort...
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