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  1. Betta Fish Care
    Hi, I put in some Tetra safestart to my tank 2 weeks ago to do a fish-in cycle. So far, my betta has been acting totally normal and has been eating consistently. I have been doing water tests every few days and am still getting 0.5 ammonia, 0 nitrite, 0 nitrate. I still have some of the Tetra...
  2. Planted Betta Tanks
    Hello everyone! I just started a new 10 gallon tank. It's been a bit of a rocky start, but I'm starting to get things working. It's my first planted tank, and my first time fishless cycling. I upgraded from a 5 gallon tank with marbles/silk plants. Figured I'd share everything I've...
  3. Betta Fish Care
    I have read the Forum on the Q & A of tetra safestart but I have a few questions. So I used tetra safestart one week ago and put in two zebra danios to cycle the tank (10 gal). Once the tank is cycled I was be giving the danios to a friend at work, and putting my betta fish in (I used other fish...
  4. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    How do I actually use it? The directions on the bottle say to just pour the whole thing in, and it treats up to 15 gallons. That's all well and good, except my tank is only 5 gallons. So I need to know how much I should be adding. Does it mean it just starts to be ineffective in a tank bigger...
  5. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I have some but it's REALLY old because I bought it in summer. :/ Do you think it'll work? I wanna start cycling tomorrow so I don't need it immediately as I'm gonna let the fish rot a bit first but if I gotta buy a new bottle I need to know now. XD
  6. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    For anyone looking to try a fish-in cycle with Tetra Co.'s SafeStart please follow this link to a very important Q&A! http://www.fishlore.com/fishforum/aquarium-nitrogen-cycle/58116-q-tetra-tetra-safestart.html It basically has a guy from Tetra Co. telling you what needs to be done and answers...
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