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  1. Gone for 3 days. Will he be okay?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello,I'm new to the Betta community! I know the basics and I just got my first Betta for my 18th birthday about 2-3 weeks ago. As you can see he is a tad beat up,but that's because the pet store I got him from had him in a tank with little fin nippers :-(. But otherwise he is active and eats...
  2. Filter position in a betta tank

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi, I couldn't find an answer to this on the forum, except for with a single betta in the tank, Ive just upgraded my betta tank to a 90 litre fluval. Im just a little confused as to where to put the filter. I also have 8 pygmy corys and a dozen or so cherry shrimp in the tank, who all get...
  3. Question about air pump filters

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi all! I would like to know whether or not air pump filters provide sufficient oxygenation for a betta tank. The tank I purchased came with a Tetra Whisper filter and air pump. Of course, I would prefer not to buy more equipment than I will actually need, but I also really want what's best...
  4. Betta Fish won't eat

    Betta Fish Care
    My red betta fishy, Jimmy won't eat. He puts it in his mouth, but then he spits it back out. I got Jimmy from Petco a little less than a week ago. When I got him, he was eating just fine. Then I went out and bought some flake food for Jimmy and fed it to him the next day. A few seconds later, he...
  5. is an airtight tank ok?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello, I was wondering if betta fish can live in tanks that do not have holes in the top for oxygen? I have a large tank but the lid does not have holes in it, and I read somewhere on here that the fish come up to the service to breathe.... so does this mean there needs to be oxygen inbetween...