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  1. Filter/Pump Recommendation??

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I currently have a 2.5 gallon TopFin Bettaflo Relax tank for my betta. The tank came with a submersible pump (pictures are attached) and it has started humming/vibrating. I'm looking to replace it with something similar but quieter. Any recommendations?? Info on the pump: TopFin SP-55...
  2. Fluval Spec Filter Mod - Near Disaster

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I am a brand new betta owner and did a lot of research before selecting my tank, food, habitat. Because of limited space I chose a Fluval Spec III knowing I will have to be more rigorous in changing and monitoring water quality. I ran into a very odd problem in my betta's 1st week that really...
  3. Is my new betta suicidal?

    Betta Fish Care
    Alright, I concede that my title may be a bit dramatic. But let me explain... Not too long ago, I lost a couple goldfish due to fin rot. One of strangest habits that they would exhibit was sitting next to the aquarium pump with their delicate fins right next to the intake. I recall going to bed...
  4. Evolve 4 pump smell?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I recently set up an Aqueon Evolve 4 tank and after 5 days I am starting to notice a bad plastic or rubber smell coming from my tank. Has anyone had any trouble with the water pumps from these units before? My heater is unplugged so I know it's not coming from there. It may just be a bad pump...
  5. Is there such thing as a quiet, non-powerful air pump?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Yeah, so I've got a bubble rock for Cass, but every pump I've tried in her 5g tank, and every one I've found online, is too powerful and pushes her around. Even the little Fluval 5-10 gallon air pumps are advertised as "QUIET AND POWERFUL" and don't have variable flow speed. I'm trying to find a...
  6. Adding my new betta to an airpump tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So, Milo my fish died today, but I got a new betta and named him far thats the name...haha Anyways so I purchased an air pump tp fin 1 gallon tank, and Its all set up, and I added water conditioner and all. The water is even room temp. and ready! Can I add the fish....or do I wait a...