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  1. First time Tank!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello All! I recently got a 10gallon tank for a betta I plan on getting in the future. I'm in the process of cycling right now. I have a few questions that I'm hopinh you guys wouldn't mind answering for me. The place where I got my tank(Aqueon 10gallon kit) and supplies (Seachem prime...
  2. I've done something bad :/

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I bought a new petshop betta on the weekend as I couldn't bare to leave him behind to deteriorate since he still looked healthy and I had been wanting another betta. I went out and bought a 20L tank (5.2 gallons) although I did have a small 3L tank at home I thought it was cruel to keep him in...
  3. A few beginner questions

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! :-D Recently I've decided to upgrade my betta's tank from a one gallon to a ten gallon. Long story short, I have been on new medicine that has made it hard for me to keep up with weekly water changes. It hasn't been fair to him, so maybe giving him more space and more clean water will be...
  4. Treating Betta Fish with Salt + Water Changes in Cycled Tank

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I have had a betta fish for 8 months. Over the past month he has had a string of health issues, which are new and which I attribute to our not knowing how to properly take care of an aquarium tank. Now that we are on track and understand the water change process, I can't seem to get him back on...
  5. New tank/looking for tips

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi guys! So Ragnarok has a new tank to move into! Its a very old approximately 10-15 gallon tank. I've had it running for a day and the rocks and fake plant are from the last time the tank was being used. So here's to hoping for some beneficial bacteria. I'm taking in a sample to work tomorrow...
  6. Okay, I messed up :(...is it possible to cycle a tank with a betta in?

    Betta Fish Care
    Is there such a thing as cycling a tank with a betta already present in it? I'm working on trying to find a way to get filter squeezings to rapidly speed up the tank cycle so that he can get out of his 1 gallon bowl which he *hates* now that he's experienced the 10 gallon, but I was...
  7. How should a Betta Fish Tank be cleaned?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I had a betta fish in the past in a small 1 gallon bowl. Despite the fact that it lived for a while, I noticed it wasn't thriving like other ones I had seen. I went and researched after it died and found out a lot about how I should take care of it. I would like to get another betta, but before...
  8. Daily Tank Pictures!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So- here's the thing. We all love our bettas and we want to show off their tanks. But here's what I want to see- I want to see how your tank changes on a daily basis. What happens to it? The answers may surprise us! (especially if the tank is planted) So- here's what I propose- Every day, we...
  9. cycling my sorority tank....

    Betta Fish Care
    so i have just started the cycling on my 20g tank, that will soon be the home of my betta sorority. :) but i have a few questions, and i would love some answers from anyone who can help :) first, i am doing a fishless cycle using fish food (betta pellets, figured that since none of my fish...
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