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  1. Aquarium

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi. My betta lives in a 5.5 liters tank. He are always happy and likes it when i "talk" to him. First when i got the aquarium, i was worried if it was to small, but i cant see anything more than a happy, and Healthy bettafish in it. He lives alone, and he swims like he always want to play. Do...
  2. What size can ghost shrimp get through, but bettas cant?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I want to divide a 10 gallon with needle working grids and folder edges. I had planned on cutting some holes so ghost shrimp could have free reign of the bottom. Problem is, I have no idea how big to cut the holes (along the bottom) to allow that. Right now I'm thinking either 2x4 or 3x3 or 3...
  3. Need Advice, Trying to move Betta to a bigger home

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Right now I have a female Betta in a 3 gallon tank w/heater and filter but my dad has a 20 gallon tank he says I can have. Does anyone think this big change in tank size will shock her? I've had her for over a year now so I don't want anything to happen to her but I know she'll probably be...
  4. How to fatten up a betta?

    Betta Fish Care
    So I went to PetSmart on Sunday to buy more dog food and water conditioner, and just for fun decided to pop by and look at the bettas. 8-) I ended up seeing this little greenish guy below, he pulled on my heartstrings, and now he's home set up in his own tank. It wasn't too clear from his...
  5. Will My Female Veiltail's Fins Get Larger

    Breeding Betta Fish
    I just got my new Veiltail betta (her name's Milotic or "Milo") and I was wondering how big her and her fins are going to get? She's still pretty small (1.5 inches) at the moment.
  6. Heater help!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi! I'm looking to get a Hydor heater for my new tank as they seem to be very well recommended! I'm a little confused at which size I should get... my tank is 42 litres bare (about 37 or so with displacement etc.) and I'm thinking I need the 50 watt heater? Can anyone confirm this for me...
  7. Tank size?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    my bettas all have their own tanks 10 gallon : Oberon male 5 gallon: King Popzy male 2 gallon : Samuel male 1.5 gallon : Princess Peach female are the last two ok?
  8. I just thought this was cool

    Betta Fish Care
    My betta lawrence, as depicted in my signature, believe it or not, is nearly 9 inches long! Could I apply for a world record or something? I am not kidding, HE IS HUGE! He is also very smart USUALLY I just put in 5 pellets twice a day and he eats what he wants... Check out my post in betta...
  9. Smaller Tank?

    Betta Fish Care
    Okay so I got a gorgeous crown tail betta male I believe from Walmart a few days ago -- I saw him among the fish while I was looking for a snail and he spoke to me, you know the way they do.. his water was dirty, his color was dull.. he needed me. I brought him home and put him in a 3.5...
  10. tank size?

    Betta Chat
    I just got a new betta, absolutely love him. I put him in a 1.1 gal sized tank. He seems to have lots of room and they said that's a little too big for him at the pet store, but through research online 1gal to even 5-10 gal is good for them. I'm just hoping my tank is big enough so that "jimmy"...
  11. Varying adult betta sizes

    Betta Fish Care
    I'm just curious about why some bettas are so much larger or smaller than others. It must have something to do with tail type because that's genetics... My male betta, Shiny, is pretty small. He's supposedly a HMDT, but I've never seen him flare. He's about an inch and a half (without fins)...
  12. Age and size difference - First bubble nest, is he ready?

    Breeding Betta Fish
    So I have a male HM that is about 4.5 months old now and his first real bubble nest is just about finished. My question is...Is the male ready to breed? Is there a chance it will be successful? The female's body is larger than his and she is full grown but her egg spot is showing and she is...
  13. Average size of female betta

    Betta Fish Care
    What is the average size of an adult female betta? I'm wondering if mine is still really young, which might explain her stripes. She is about 1.3 inches long (including fins). I know they're supposed to be smaller than males, but she's about half the size of Fishie.
  14. Appropriate Betta fish tank!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! :-D I'm planning to buy a Betta fish as a pet for my college dorm. However, because of size issues and requirements in place by the college regarding the size tank we are allowed to have, I'm unable to get one as large as I would like. (I would have loved to get at least a 5-10 gallon)...
  15. Aquarium Size

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    How many betta fish can I fit in a 5.5 gallon tank? Can I fit like a sorority or just one fish? I am only warming up the aquarium so I didn't get any fish yet.
  16. Age/Size of Betta for breeding

    Breeding Betta Fish
    does anyone know if there has to be a certain age or size before the bettas start to breed? I have a female and male that are about 3cm.
  17. New owner, probably fell in love with the wrong betta..

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi everyone :-P I've been keeping fancy goldfish for 6 months now and have really been getting into the fish keeping hobby, I have an old 21 litre (about 5.5 gallon) tank that was sold to me to start my goldfish hobby (before I knew any better, they're in a huge tank now) and over the last month...
  18. New Tank

    Betta Fish Care
    My Betta boy is outgrowing his small tank...and I want to purchase a bigger one for him soon. I've seen a post or two on here about bettas being stressed after a move to a bigger environmant. Thoughts or ideas from anyone who has moved their fish babies to bigger homes?
  19. Size Comparison HM king Vs HM Plakat

    Betta Pictures
    I would get a few pics of the size comparison of my HM Plakat Glorfindel and my HM king Betta for anyone who doesn't have a Petco nearby and wants to see how big they are, plus everyone loves to share their fish :D Here's a video I posted on Youtube, ignore my TF3 movie score in the background...
  20. Betta sizes by age?

    Betta Chat
    I was wondering if anyone could tell me the average size of bettas at different ages? Like, at birth, 4 months, 8 months, 1 year etc. I have a new betta that is about 2 inches (including fins) and 1.25 inches with just his body. Is this his full size?