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  1. DIY Mini/Tiny Tank Accessories

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    This tread is aimed at the people with really small tanks..... i have read till my eyes hurt and can find no market for really small heater filters etc. As i have made most of the things in my tiny tank i thought has anyone one else done the same I think it will be helpful to others this is...
  2. Is my rescued boy stunted?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello all. About three weeks ago I rescued a severely neglected and very sick betta- who I thought was terminally ill. To my delight- I was wrong and my little guy seems to be getting better every day in a 2.5 gallon, heated, filtered tank- with frequent water changes and daily methylene blue...
  3. How young is my new betta?

    Betta Pictures
    Hello betta lovers :-) So today I purchased a female betta fish who just caught my eye and I realized, the stores female betta's were all very small! I saw a very big male but the females looked all so young! So I was wondering, is she a young little thing or just bred small? And she looks so...
  4. He wants to eat, but can't.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi, my betta fish Severus has been having some trouble eating lately. He definitely wants to eat, but it's like he can't. I feed him usually about 4 omega one pellets a day (broken up over hours of time, so like I'll feed him one pellet then come back 3 hrs later and feed him another and so...
  5. very very small tank how often change water

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    hey im new here, I just got this beautiful betta for my birthday. I need help because soon I will be getting a bigger tank for them but right now the tank is very small and idk when to change the water.
  6. Low-Maintenence Plants for 5 Gallon Tank

    Planted Betta Tanks
    Hello everyone! I have a 5 gallon heated, filtered tank that houses one VT betta and hopefully a couple ghost shrimp in the future. I originally planned to use live plants in his tank, but when I went to the pet store the guy there discouraged me from getting them, saying that they were...
  7. Problems with Mushu

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello all, hope you're having an extravagant holiday. I have a problem with my little betta, Mushu (named after the tiny red dragon in mulan- clever eh?) Anyhoodle, I got him back in October, as one of those baby betta fish from petco, he bulked up a bit and his tail grew slightly but not as...
  8. Small Betta?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi guys, I was just wondering, I have a betta that's about 11 weeks old and is about 1 1/4 inches long is that normal size for a 11 week old betta and if not what can I do to help him or her (not sure if it's a boy or girl I'm thinking boy.) grow big and strong. He or she is in a 10 gallon tank...
  9. Who can Fin live with?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hallo, Community. My fish Fin isn't an aggresive one, but he does and will nip at other fish. Right now he is in a tank about 2gal., and he has a couple plants and a sand castle decoration. Will anything go well like this? I would like to breed, but I know I'm going to need a bigger tank for...
  10. This is torture.

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories Need I say more?
  11. Tiny Betta??

    Betta Pictures
    Hello all, Im currently at a friends house, who actualy got me hooked on bettas in the first place and everytime i'm over here it makes me want a new one but that is beside the point. Several months ago she received a new betta from her roomate. Over the phone she always told me how small it...
  12. Thoughts on .5 gallon tanks?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    My sister has this .5 gallon tank (she doesn't use it) but I was just wondering what you guys thought about them. They're cute and a space saver, but they're kinda small for my liking (I use a 2 gallon). How frequently would you have to change the water, in your opinion? And basically, are...
  13. This guy was left in my mailbox! Pic heavy!

    Betta Pictures
    I put flyers up in petstores and the like that I can take in bettas and rehome them, and this guy was left with me today. Is he a koi colored guy? He looks like a delta or a hm, he's very small! He doesn't appear to be sick, just a little skinny. I can fix that right up! :lol: At first he...
  14. Brightness & Feeding Schedule

    Betta Fish Care
    I used to be big in the Betta scene, and I forget how to care for the youngins. I'm used to old, colorful, grumpy fish. 1.) What is a good color/nutrition enhancer? HbH seems good for older bettas, is it good for the young ones? How often should bloodworms be fed as a treat? 2.) How often and...