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  1. Starting up again!!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So after losing my betta, King, I have decided to come back to the world of bettas! I need advice on how to go about setting up his tank again so its ready for a new fish friend. King passed away after being ill, (he had torn his fins on an ornament which I threw out once I noticed, but never...
  2. new betta owner

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I got my betta about a week ago so I'm really new to this. The lady at the fish store that I talked to really seemed to know what she was doing and she told me I only needed to get a very small bowl, some rocks for the bottom, some food and some water conditioner, so that was all I got. But...
  3. For sale: Setup, livestock, and accessories, La Puente, CA

    Betta Fish Marketplace
    Hi, I am going toward more shrimps and real plants than fish and plastic plants in the future. So I want to sell some of my setup, livestock and accessories below. So I will have money to invest in the stuff that I want. Everything is for local pick up only at la puente, ca. I will not ship...
  4. Advice

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I'm thinking about starting a new tank with plants, could use some advice before I invest in it. It will be going in my living room and I really want to make sure it's a healthy environment for the fish. It's also been a while since I have had a fish. :oops:
  5. Fishless planted tank?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I found a planted tank in a cookie jar while lurking the betta fish tumblr tag and I just fell in love with the idea. I think it would be really cool to get a 2 gal glass cookie jar and turn it into a planted tank. I'm not sure if I'm actually going to do this, at least not now, but I'd still...
  6. Too Many Plants?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey all! I'm afraid to say I'm pretty new to betta keeping, so if this is a newbie question, I apologize. I just got a little double-tail male about three weeks ago, and I've been experimenting with the setup in his tank. I was worried at first that I had too many plants in there, but when I...
  7. Hey all! New to the forum +questions

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello, my name is William. I work for a pet supply store and I recently worked an event for a local fair/business type annual get-together for my city. Anyway, I came into a goldfish last weekend that I was hoping I could save or at least provide some what of a better prize than a handout at a...
  8. my betta setup

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey everyone I just wanted to share my bettas new setup. I put black rocks in along with a barrel castle and a floating plant. The tank is just a simple two gallon slow filtered type. I usually put the fish in a bigger tank as they grow until next time round -nyrothebettalover- and :nicefish:
  9. Betta fish setup tank the loving way

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey guys this is my first post so comment honestly! thanks!!!! Anyhow I am going to share a couple of tips with you guys about managing an unfiltered tank for your Betta fish such as a small cheap plastic type. Firstly mine is a 2 gallon tank with a plastic lid. if you have one that's a lesser...
  10. Starting a Planted Tank; Qs

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Hi, I have 7 bettas of my own, and I also care for 1 additional, so with a total of 8 tanks to manage, I am looking for a way to have the tanks be more self sustaining. I am interested in moving from faux plants to real plants, however, I have some questions. 1) I read OFL's sticky at the top...
  11. HELP: Breeding setup (how do I keep so many fish???)

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hello all: A bit of a long post, but bear with me. I've kept fish for many years, but I would like to enter the world of betta breeding. I'm still in the research phase, and I have questions about the equipment/process. I've found many resources that help with the breeding tank setup, but few...
  12. Betta Care Critique -- Looking for Feedback

    Betta Fish Care
    Greetings, I'm new to care taking for Bettas, and was hoping this experienced and knowledgable community would be as so kind as to give me a critique in regards to my current care and future considerations. I'm afraid I don't have a lot to offer yet in regards to contributing to the community...
  13. help with 55-gallon setup

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I just bought a 55 gallon tank and stand :-), and I need some help with the right equipment: Can anyone suggest: -type of filter -affordable heater -it's going to be naturally planted, so how many bags of soil and sand will I need? -what kind of lighting? There are two separate lighting fixtures...
  14. Setting up a bare bottom tank with plants

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I am setting up a planted 10 gallon for my ACF. Because he is so messy I wanted have my tank bare bottom to make it easier to clean. I also don't want my frog to eat any gravel or sand and die. I really want to have live plants so that it feels like a pond to him and because they will help...
  15. What would go well in this setup? (video)

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hey everyone. I just introduced my Betta to his new tank today. It's a 3 gallon Tetra Glofish aquarium, I'd like to add one more fish and looking for some advice. Please don't lecture me on tank size, I know I cannot put lots of fish in a 3gal aquarium. I am looking for one more fish, smaller...
  16. My Tanks/background question

    Betta Pictures
    Since I already posted pics of my 40 gallon sorority tank, I thought I would post pics of the other two tanks too. The hex is a 5 gallon with Apollo and 2 Amano Shrimp in it. The other is a 15 gallon with Saphira and three Julli Cory Cats. I may add a few shrimp or maybe Otos to this tank...
  17. Two New Bettas!!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey everyone, Im new to this forum but not new to bettas, my dad has always had bettas and I have always had a 40 Gallon tank of more than 50 guppies and others, but recently our roles have switched :) He now has my tank and i now i two new bettas i got today. I dont have space for anything...
  18. Please, set-up suggestions for my tank!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi, I am planning to get a 20 gallon tank for these fishes: 1 Betta, 3 Guppies, 4 Cories and 8 Neon tetras. But there are several problems/questions I need answers to: First, I saw two 20 gallon tanks, one is longer and one is taller. Which one should I get? (The longer one is my cousin's, so...
  19. Thoughts on setup needed :)

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Posted earlier, but the picture wasn't showing up, so I'm going to try again. This is my bettas 7.4 US gallon tank. It also houses 4 pygmy cories, and and 3 cherry shrimp. I'm aware the cories were a risk in that size tank, but after recieving mixed...
  20. Thoughts on my setup

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I do below the above picture has worked, my computer won't allow me to see it, so please tell me if it isn't showing ;-) This is my bettas 7.4 US gallon tank. It also houses 4 pygmy cories, and used to house 4 cherry shrimp, one of which has died, another "missing". I'm aware the cories were a...