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  1. Too hot for shipping?

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    Can it be to hot for shipping? I found a female to match the guy in my avatar on ebay, but Im worried about it getting to hot during shipping. Its in the upper 90's with even higher heat index. Ive never ordered fish before so im sort of worried about doing this.
  2. Betta Fish Water Too Hot?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi! So I'm not new to betta fish care, but I have a question about a new tank. I have a betta in a 5 gallon, filtered, heated tank, but I'm wondering if the heater is making the water too warm. It's preset to 78, but the thermometer strip reads 82ish. My betta is very VERY active. HE eats great...
  3. Water Temperature Question

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello, I have a question regarding the water temperature for my betta fish. I do not use a heater and leave it in room temperature, and the thermometer in the water says it is usually around 75-80. However, lately the weather's been getting warmer and I noticed the temperature has been around...
  4. Am I baking my betta?

    Betta Fish Care
    I have a 6 gallon tank and I bought a 10 watt heater. It's supposed to be automatically set at 78 degrees. Well according to my sticky strip thermometer, the temperature is ranging from 82 degrees to 89 degrees! (It could be even hotter since the strip only goes to 89 degrees.) Options are 1)...
  5. Too Hot?

    Betta Fish Care
    We all know that because bettas are tropical fish, the water has to be above a certain temperature, but how hot is too hot? Summers here can be very hot, and we don't have AC in the room Durga is in right now (the bedroom), and she is in a 5.5 gallon tank. Right now she is mainly in the...
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