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  1. Betta Fish Care
    So I was in the states yesterday and I picked up some betta food, I couldn't find new life spectrum so I went to a backup choice, I found these products; Tetrabetta Floating Mini Pellets, with color enhancers balanced with nutrition Procare for optimal health, the feeding guide on the back...
  2. Betta Fish Care
    Please help! I am trying to do my best to care for my betta, but the more and more I read, the more confused I get! I have seen so many conflicting views, I don't know what to think. Any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Here is my situation. I got my betta as a gift about a year ago, he...
  3. Breeding Betta Fish
    i recently decided to take up betas as my new hobby i have done some research on this and understand the its a large undertaking. i remember reading a few hints but don't remember what they were if anyone could help me i would be grateful. someone said the left there tank light on for a few...
  4. Betta Chat
    Questions 1. Is Betta Antuta breeding possible in captivity & if so how would you go about it (since they're mouth brooders unlike splendens)? 2. What is the price for a male Antuta? 3. What is the price for a female Antuta? 4. Is $65(price) + $35(shipping) = $95 reasonable for a betta Antuta...
  5. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello everyone, So on Wednesday I bought a betta fish from Petsmart. He was originally in the small little cup that they keep him in but when I brought him home, I put him in a 2 gallon tank. I used purified drinking water (the gallons that you buy from the store) for water in his tank. He has...
  6. Breeding Betta Fish
    Hi everyone! My plan is to start breeding in April.I have done loads of research on this forum but still have some questions. Here are some: 1.how do you cull? 2.are mason jars those jars that you can buy at the grocery store in packs of 24? 3. My petstore does not sell live plants. Are silk...
  7. Betta Fish Care
    I could really use some pointers here. I have never had a fish before... I just got West today and I really want to make sure he is in a happy environment. My friend had a few bettas, but after reading through all the guides (which were very helpful, thank you guys) I'm starting to see she...
  8. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey everyone! Caii and Bo here~ As most of you know, Bo's currently housed in a 2.5 gallon tank with a heater, thermometer, little stone decor and a plant with some gravel. Though he seems happy, I've been itching to give him more space for him to explore and live in (after all, a fish's world...
  9. Betta Fish Care
    So let me start off by saying, I'm sorry if why of this had been answered elsewhere or if I'm posting in the wrong area. Anyways, I was one of the people that got suckered in by the pet store. I asked millions of questions, just to make sure I could give my betta the proper care it deserved. I...
  10. Betta Fish Care
    So the title says everything. Can you try to answer the most of the questions you can? Thanks! 1. How much time does a cycle normally take? 2. After how much time does nitrites usually appear? 3. How to know if you messed up your cycle? 4. My 21 gallon tank is on its 7th week of cycle and i...
  11. Other Fish
    So yeah how it started, im going to sleep at 5am, mom comes in at 8 and wakes me up to tell me she found a good deal for a 10 gallon tank with heater, thermometer, fluval pump, lights, fish net and a gravel vacuum all for 50$. Usually i would be mad for her to do this but we're talking fish...
  12. Betta Fish Care
    The thread title is mistaken, I have 4 questions. Sorry guys :( Hi there. I'm new here and I am new to fish care. I decided to get a betta because I have wanted to learn how to care for fish and bettas are apparently a good starter fish. Bettas are beautiful and I always feel sorry for them when...
  13. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi all! I recently bought my first betta and I was simply wondering if there was a good way to baffle the undergravel filter that came with the tank I got? http://www.petco.com/product/109840/Petco-Mini-Aquarium-Kit.aspx?CoreCat=OnSiteSearch That is the tank there, but I have a blue one...
  14. Betta Fish Care
    Hi there everyone, my name is Kaley, and I just brought home my first betta fish about 3 hours ago. I'm super-excited to have him, he's a double-tail, he already has a name (Jupiter), and I just want to make sure I'm doing everything I can to make sure he's happy and healthy! I went to Petco...
  15. Betta Fish Care
    The road to getting my first Betta has been a bit of a rollercoaster. Last semester, I bought a 1.5 gallon tank to keep in the dorms. This one to be exact. http://www.petsmart.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3804454 Couldn't afford to also get a heater so I just got a goldfish. (I've obviously...
  16. Meet the Betta Keepers
    Hello peeps! I’m new here so I will tell you a bit about myself (specifically my bettas, cuz they are practically my children). I have had exactly 4 bettas (so right off the bat you can see I’m no expert). The first betta I ever had was a red crowntail with a purplish sheen to him. Believe it or...
  17. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Ok, I have wanted a sorority for a while now. I just wanted to ask experienced sorority owners what do you think I should do, what should I get. 10 or 20 gal? How many girls? Good decorations without going overboard? Also was there any problems you had during the set up that I should look...
  18. Betta Chat
    I finally got my little Betta! He cost me a fortune ($70! D:), but he's worth it. He was a fiesty little thing when I saw him at the petstore, so I decided to get him, along with a 3.5 gallon tank and a few acessories, along with Aquarium Salt and the essentials. I'm currently letting his tank...
  19. Betta Chat
    Please excuse me if these questions are in the wrong forum. I'm extremely new :) I'm going to get a Betta fish tomorrow (08/15) and have a few questions. I've done a bit of research and found some conflicting things, some coming from googling, some coming from this site. 1. Would at least a 1...
  20. Betta Fish Care
    hello, everyone! (: let me just give you a little info about my betta, felix. i got my male betta exactly a week from today (july 1st) and he's doing great. he is currently in a 2.5 gallon tank with some pretty, blue flat bottom marbles for the substrate, three plants, a little cave, and a leaf...
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