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  1. Stones, Gravel and other additions

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey everyone, I am looking into getting a much larger tank next year and wanted to start researching what exactly to put in it item wise. I have always had an interest in semi-precious stones, so I sort of wanted to try and incorporate that into my aquatic scenery. Here is the issue, a lot of...
  2. Types of driftwood and stones for a planted freshwater tank?

    Betta Fish Care
    I'm planning to get a planted 10. gallon up and running, but I'd like it to look more natural and so I'd want to have some real driftwood or possibly stones in the tank. I've been looking into mopani and cholla wood, as well as seiryu stones. I'll probably have some RCS, maybe move a betta...
  3. Seiryu Stone + Plakat ..Doable?

    Planted Betta Tanks
    I have a halfmoon plakat and a 7g cube that I'm not happy with the scape atm. I'd like to try Seiryu Stone or OHKO and a lot of plants.. but worry about the betta shredding his fins.. has anyone put these stones in tanks with their betta? How did the fins fair? Did you sand, rock tumble, or do...
  4. Natural stones?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Petsmart has a bunch of nice stones and rocks, but they're pretty expensive. I really don't see anything special about their "betta rocks." So, is it alright to use stones (smooth ones) from outside in a betta tank? If so, what is the best way to clean them to eliminate bacteria but keep them...
  5. I almost had a heart attack.

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    In one of my tanks, the ground has about an inch of gravel, and then on top I put small black stones. It looks sooo cute, and my fishy is always curiously sniffing through the stones. HOWEVER, this morning, just like every morning, I calmly woke up and went to get a look at my fishies to make...