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  1. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    There was a power outage at my house, and it started when I wasn't home. When I came home, I checked my betta's tank and it was WAY too cold. I carefully took my tank downstairs and plugged his heater into the generator, and within a few hours his temperature got back to 78°. BUT he hasn't been...
  2. Betta Fish Care
    This isn't an issue for me right now, but I'm wondering if anyone has a protocol that works when these problems arise. Short of having a backup generator or battery, how do you keep your tank temperature up during power outages? Have you ever had to keep a tank warm during a power outage that...
  3. Betta Fish Care
    So, if you have watched the news, TS Erika is coming straight for Florida. Normally, I wouldn't be worried. However, this is the first major storm since I moved into my apartment and this particular unit is notorious for power outages during the most tame storms. In Florida, the temperature is...
  4. Betta Fish Care
    Im new to having a betta fish and I live some where that gets a lot of snow in the winter and I was just wondering if anyone has any tips on what to do if the power goes out for an extended amount of time (1-3days). To keep my betta warm and happy. Also on turning his tank heater & filter back...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, This isn't an immediate emergency, but I have several fish and have been wondering for a while now what the best things for me to do during a mid-winter power outage would be. I live in CT in the winter, so it gets pretty cold, and our house doesn't seem to retain heat terribly well. We...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta is in a .5 Gallon tank until we can get is new 10 gallon set up. I'm in southern Iowa and we could possibly get 14 inches of snow in the next two days. If the power goes out what are the chances of my betta getting too cold and is there anything i can do to help him?
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