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  1. New to here but not new to Betta

    Meet the Betta Keepers
    Hi! My name is Terra. I have been fish keeping since I was 12 I am now 35. I took a break for a while but now I am back at it. This is my older guy Ron. I am not sure tail type but he is large in every way. My Newest guy is Vince. He is a Black Orchid again no tail type on the dish when I got...
  2. where to buy betta jars?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    so im planning to get into breeding bettas and for the life of me i cannot find any proper container to keep individual betta fry in. i know they can be together as fry but once they grow up they must be separated. ive found some 1 gallon jugs but i feel like theyre too small. plus shipping is...
  3. Charlotte, NC; Northlake Mall area pick-up:2.5 gal tank setups, plants, decor, bettas

    Betta Fish Marketplace
    Alright, made a post about this before but I'm going to make this a bit more tidy looking. Plus I'm moving by the 20th of this month (was unexpectedly kicked out by our landlord who's having money troubles), so I need everything gone! If anyone in the Northlake Mall area is looking for smaller...
  4. How to disinfect a tank

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi guys, some of you may know what this is about already. My new betta just died of worms ( suspected not known) and I have to make sure to wash his tank out extremely well. I have boiled his tank and plants and everything that was originally in with him, I have also put a lot of salt in as...
  5. Switching Bettas Between Tanks

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Afternoon all. As the title says, I am thinking about switching bettas between two established tanks. One is a Fluval Spec V, and the other is a Marineland Portrait 5g. I currently have a koi plakat in the Marineland, and an EE in the Spec V. I have noticed that my plakat does a whole lot more...
  6. 2 Betta tanks for sale

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    Hi everyone (particularly NSW Australia residents). I'm selling 2 of my beginners tanks specifically designed for bettas. I've attached the link, so feel free to contact me if you are interested. http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/springfield-2250/fish/fish-tanks-/1079714934 I've recently...
  7. Questions

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    My brother had 2 bettas. He took good care of them for a while but they died while I was away at college and he isn't interested in having anymore. He told me I could have his old tanks. They are both filtered and have heaters which is great. the only problem is that he was dumb and never...
  8. Advice needed for tank layout!!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi there! I'm no stranger to fish care but, I'm just getting into betta care after wanting one of the little buddies for the longest time and I've been wondering if my current tank set up is suitable! I'm mainly worried that the little guy won't have enough hiding places! Any suggestions for...
  9. 10 gallon aquariums?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I asked my parents if I could get another tank and they said they'll have to talk about it. I found one on Craigslist that comes with a stand, but it's far away and it doesn't look like it comes with a filter or heater. So, what are some 10 gal tanks you'd recommend? I've been looking at...
  10. Sand or Gravel?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi guys, I recently bought a 10g to split for two male bettas and am slowing acquiring all the things needed for it, I love the look of sand in tanks, but I am worried my bettas (and friends) may not do well in sand.. so this is what I am wondering about... will bettas eat the sand? if they do...
  11. Re-using fish tanks

    Betta Fish Care
    What do you usually do when Re-using a tank for a new betta, after the one before it has passed? My betta, Delta, passed away last weekend, and i plan on getting a new one with in the next month. Before I do so, I want to make sure that the tank is safe for a new Betta. Its a 2.5 gallon tank...
  12. How often do you rearrange the decor in your tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I know that it's been suggested to rearrange decor to alleviate fin biting, but I rearranged Nebby's tank, originally to help out the ghost shrimp that shared his tank. Unfortunately it wasn't untill after I'd set up the new arrangement that I found her tangled up in her own molted shell and...
  13. Umar's Bedroom Tanks - 20 gallon Hi-Techs + Shrimp tank

    Journals
    Hey everyone! I sort of give updates on my tanks on my sale's thread, but I guessed it would be nice to archive all of my tanks' progress in an official thread. For those who don't know me, my name is Umar, and I love planted tanks. I've been a seller on these forums for most of the summer and...
  14. Thoughts on a new tank?

    Betta Chat
    I was considering one if those bio-orb tanks. The rectangle shaped ones that comes with everything (fake flora,rocks,filter,etc) believe its called bioorb flow I was wondering if anyone has one and could tell me how good quality they are and if they look good in an apartment or are a bit over done
  15. Moss Ball or Snail?

    Betta Chat
    Basically, I want to add some stuff to my betta's tanks. They each have an abundance of plants and a cave to hide it. I like the idea of a moss ball, however I can't find one ANYWHERE. Is anyone on here from new york city or has lived there at one point? I've looked at both petcos in my area...
  16. Does anyone have this tank?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi, About a month ago, I took a trip to petco to buy some prime and ended up walking out with the most beautiful EE I've ever seen. Anyway, right now he is in a heated 3 gallon kritter keeper. The only problem is that I've had that kritter keeper for over 10 years now so Im worried it's going...
  17. Getting 2 new tanks ready

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Even though my 10 gal. isnt necessarily nice looking, it's housing my baby betta and 2 snails at the moment. But I just set up 2 new tanks! A 1 gal. and 2.5 Gal. Heres the process lol First I had to clean all of the sand.. it was just a 5 lb. bag so not much. Then I had to get my 2.5 gal...
  18. Filter for Betta

    Betta Fish Care
    So I am thinking about buying a bigger size tank for my betta named squirt. I found a 2 gallon tank, but i realized that it does not come with a filter. Would this effect him in any way?? Would I have to change his water 100% every day/every other day?? I am a college student as well as in the...
  19. 3 Gallon - Any Ideas?

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    Hi Guys - So after a good 3-4 months of educating myself on bettas after an x-mas present gone bad in December (unfortunately 2 bettas dead later from poor information from a petstore) , I wish I could retire the gift 3 gallon cylinder tank. Then again, it really is pretty, and looks great on...
  20. Are plastic tanks safe to use?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    My betta fish of two years died of dropsy a few months ago, I miss him dearly but I think I'm ready to get a new little friend. I've learned a lot about their care, and this time I will be providing a heater & more regular water changes for my new friend. My main question is I have a plastic...
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