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  1. 3.5 Gallon Betta tank. Looking to for tips!

    Planted Betta Tanks
    So I bought the "Top Fin Enchant 3.5 Gallon Tank". Currently I have my female beta living in it. I put gravel, a betta log ornament for my betta's privacy, fake plants and a filter. I want to make my tank more interesting and more lively. I was thinking about maybe putting live plants, maybe...
  2. Swim Bladder

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I think my fish has swim bladder...I recently noticed that his belly is swollen and that he tilts to the side and floats to the top. I heard about this and I am a new fish owner..I know I am not over feeding him but I believe its the blood worms that I feed him. Are the only treatments...
  3. Tips on cycling a tank?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello! I have a 16gal and I'm currently trying to cycle it. However, I'm very confused on my readings. I have had the tank for 3 weeks so far. What I do know is that ammonia turns into nitrite, which turns into nitrate. And that a cycled tank has 0 ammonia and 0 nitrite. However, I am confused...
  4. New Fish

    Betta Chat
    This is my fish. His name is Cal, I got him from Walmart today. He's the first fish I've had since I was like, 6 so if I could have any tips or anything that would be cool. {I know his tank is super small and pretty lame but I got a small paycheck last week. I'm going to be ordering him some...
  5. Prospective 100 gal fish tank. Sorority and 3 males

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    I have an empty 100 gallon fish tank that I will be filling with water and cycling starting tomorrow. It will be fully cycled, so that isn't a worry, and before anyone becomes rude, I have had a sorority before, infection and old age killed my girls, I currently have 2 males, and 3 females...
  6. Color loss Betta *Suggestions Please*

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey everyone, so i have a red white and blue :) Halfmoon betta. He is the most amazing fish ever!;) i find him to be non aggressive loving little guy. which i am sure most of us think our bettas are anyway right? Well, enough about how much i adore my betta :) a little background. I got him a...
  7. Moving house need some tips!

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Not sure if this thread should go here or not :S but I think mods can move it to where it belongs if not? lol I will be moving house in a few short weeks and I have a 29ish gallon tank to move and a 5.5 gallon. I'm just wondering if anyone has any tips on moving fish, the car ride will...
  8. New Betta after old one died.....should I do anything differently?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi everyone! So my betta died a couple weeks ago :(. Sad. But I got a new one yesterday :). Happy! So my recently deceased Betta, Kanaloa, was a pretty healthy fish for most of the 2 years I had him. He got an Ich infection about a week after I got him but it resolved quickly with medication...
  9. Petco Baby Bettas?

    Betta Fish Care
    Planning on adopting another friend soon, from my local Petco (which takes surprisingly wonderful care of the bettas). Been thinking about getting a baby betta for the first time. Anyone have/had one of these? Any tips? Thanks so much :-D
  10. Betta Fish Traveling Problem

    Betta Fish Care
    I am a college student who is looking forward to going home this Saturday. I also have a beautiful Betta Fish whom I adore. I also have a horse show this Saturday... and I'm driving with a friend who has a packed car as she is leaving college for good. So here is my problem... I am not...
  11. Blind Betta: Advice?

    Betta Fish Care
    A while back I posted a thread here about Nevermore, one of my HMs, going blind. I wasn't sure what to do with him in regards to proper care, and while I received some tips, none have really helped. He's still blind, and I still have him. He's been building nests, however, he is almost entirely...
  12. Proper Food for a Baby Betta???? Any tips?

    Betta Fish Care
    I bought a baby Betta yesterday from Petco and have been reading a little on how to take care of them but everything seems to be a little different. I have two older Bettas that share a tank (it has a divider) and they live very happily. But having a BABY BETTA is a little new to me. Water...
  13. How to pick the beta

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hi everyone, I am planning on putting a betta in my 10 gal community with some shrimp and cory catfish and a snail. I was wondering if anyone had any tips on how to pick the most peaceful betta. Are there certain types that are nicer or certain things I can look for when buying? Thanks!
  14. Easy Fix for Strong Current in Fluval Spec Tanks

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I think it is time for me to give back to the community!! I have found an easy fix for Fluval Spec Tanks' common issue... Strong Current. There are many ways I saw on the forum including putting plants in front of it, tie a sponge on it, etc. Those are definitely good ways, but I'd like to...
  15. Tips on Breeding and Selling (new breeders)

    Breeding Betta Fish
    It's been jumping around in my insane membrane, so I decided to write about it :-) This will be for those who are new to breeding, and who will have to expect selling or re-homing as well. ____________________________________ ____________________________________ Re-homing and/or selling...
  16. Helpfull Tips and secrets

    Breeding Betta Fish
    Hi guys this thread is going to be where you can post helpfull tips and your secrets to breeding betta. So go ahead and post. I am going to start when my betts lay eggs the first day i start a brand new batch of micro worms so my fry will have fresh food. So there is a tip from me......... I...
  17. White ventral tips...?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I got a blue Deltatail betta just two days ago, and yesterday I noticed he had white tips on his two fins near his head. (Ventrals?) Though I may just be an overly-concerned fish-mother, they seem to have gotten bigger today. He looks perfectly healthy otherwise, and is eating fine. This is my...
  18. New To The Betta Breeding, would love some pro advise!

    Breeding Betta Fish
    So, I have done my research, again, and have my 5 gal breeding tank all set up. Got the heater Got the plants (fake ones. all the places where I live have snails all over their real plants. It SUCKS) Got the cup for the nest Got the male in there Picked a female that he likes, but all she...
  19. Help

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi everyone! I have been offered a betta fish recently, but the thing is that the "fish tank" that I had was very small (at least I think it was), so I bought a 30 litre tank and my betta seems lonely in there.. I know that bettas are agressive, but is there any other species that I can put...
  20. My camera...

    Betta Pictures
    I need help... I think my betta is afraid of my camera... :| Every time I try to take like the perfect picture he swims away as fast as he can...any tips on taking betta pics? lol