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  1. How to know if Betta tank is at the right temp.

    Betta Fish Care
    I installed my heater earlier and I have two thermometers (just in case) in a 10g tank with Toby the Koi Betta. I am using a 50w heater set at 78 and the thermometers are saying the temp of my room (66-68). The heater has been in for about 30 minutes and nothing has changed, does anybody know if...
  2. Inconsistent thermometers: which is correct?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello, all! I just recently got another betta, and I'm having some trouble with the temperature in his tank. Here's some info: Tank size: 3 gal Heater: Hydor Theo 25 watt The thermometer I bought for this tank says that the tank is about 73-74 degrees. I have the heater set to 80 (and it has...
  3. Best kind of thermometer?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    The title says it all! No but seriously, I've just been wondering, since I went out looking for a couple. I've recently purchased a heater for each of my bettas (they live separately, of course!) but now that I have the heaters, I'm not sure what to do in the way of thermometers. May you please...
  4. What is the thermometer saying?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi! I feel embarrassed asking this, but just gotta! :oops: (Sorry that the picture is a bit small. I tried finding a bigger one.) So, I have this "Aqua Culture Aquarium Floating Thermometer": My betta's tank is usually always in the green ("safe") zone, but the other day I started thinking...
  5. Heater?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I'm in the process of finding my Betta a nice heater and thermometer, and I was just wondering what you guys would recommend? :') I was also wondering if a gravel vacuum would be something I should look into? Thanks!
  6. Normal behavior?

    Betta Fish Care
    A lot of the time, my betta Caravaggio is very active. He appears excited and full of energy and likes hanging out in his favorite hiding spot. I've had him for about a week. He's had a thermometer in his tank for about three days. In th last day, I've noticed that when he isn't being active...
  7. hanging out by the thermometer?

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Idk why but my betta always hangs out by the thermometer in the tank. Why is that? Thankss.
  8. My thermometer broke!

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I was cleaning my 2 gallon jar out and had set everything up. While I was filling my tank with water, the thermometer fell and broke. the red tube was fine but a bunch of little black metal balls were ALL OVER the bottom of the jar!!! Well I freaked and started filling it with water, called my...
  9. New Betta Momma with sick fishy

    Betta Fish Care
    I've had all kinds of pets in my life, dogs, cats, rats, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc. but I never figured myself for a fish person. I can't even pet them! That was before a few of my co-workers began keeping betta fish at their desks. I found myself constantly going over to their...
  10. My thermometer

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Ok so i bought my lil guy Al a heater and thermometer. I decided to install it while doing my water change ( I have a three gallon tank with ug filter by the way) and when I released him back into water after letting him float in a cup on top for twenty minutes he kept flaring at the...