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  1. Planted Betta Tanks
    Hello all! I recently noticed some cyanobacteria building up on my Amazon Sword plant. I took to YouTube and found that Aquarium Co-Op and A Gamer's Wife have both successfully treated their tanks using API brand E.M. Erythromycin. My question is do you all feel that I should set up a...
  2. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! I'm not seeking treatment advice, just wondering about plants in my hospital tank. I set up a 1 gallon jar for my little dude in hopes of helping him recover from some pretty aggressive fin rot yesterday. The attached photo has everything labeled that's inside his set up. I've read...
  3. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I just can't seem to help Dennis with this case of fin rot. 5 days ago I posted on Reddit in the r/bettafish forum this: So over the past two weeks, Dennis has really been struggling with an intense case of fin rot. I've never had to deal with fin rot before, so of course I'm freaking out and...
  4. Betta Fish Care
    I am familiar with the concept of quarantine, but how long should you keep new fish/plants separate before adding them into the main tank? When should you quarantine for a long period, and when would it be okay to introduce them after a few days? I have a 1 gallon and 2.5 gallon tank that I...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    To make this simple, I will soon be upgrading to a 10 gallon divided tank for my two boys. I already have everything worked out, so my only thing to do for it is buy the stuff. But when I move my fish to the new home, I will be left with 2 1 gallon critter keepers to use as Quarantine tanks...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I just had Lionel in a 2.5 gallon quarantine tank for over a month now. I dosed him with aquarium salt for about 8 days(changing 100% of the water daily) and then thereafter, I changed 100% of the water every other day to every three days. He started showing some beautiful re-growth during that...
  7. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Housing What size is your tank? 0.5 gal What temperature is your tank? 76 F Does your tank have a filter? No. Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No. Is your tank heated? No. What tank mates does your betta fish live with? n/a housed alone. Food What type of food do...
  8. Betta Fish Care
    Hey Everyone! So, I've been reading up alot about sororities and have decided that I would like to start one. I'm just wondering what would make the best, most reasonably priced quarantine tanks. I'll probably start it in a couple months because my mom said she could probably get the sorority...
  9. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So, my fish has acquired what looks like popeye, and it's been advised I quarantine him. I did some googling about what I need and a couple concerns present themselves.. QT Tank Checklist: A tank 1-2 gallon Filter (Sponge recommended) Heater Thermometer Light Source Water Test Kit Fish Net (not...
  10. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hey Guys! I'm still pretty new to this forum & let me just say that I LOVE it here! Everyone is so helpful & relatable! OK, so I need some advice. My betta is not sick yet, but he DOES have some severe tail biting issues. Anyways, how can I have a successful hospital/quarantine tank on hand...
  11. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    My betta is currently alone in a 20 gallon tank. 100% daily water changes are not going to happen in it, and supposedly the AQ salt would kill my plants anyways. I do not have and cannot afford a separate heated quarantine tank. What I do have is a plastic fishbowl. I don't think my heater...
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