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  1. MyBabiesHaveScales' Journal

    TODAY, I TOOK THE PLUNGE. I bought my first ever 'legit' tank. Actually, I bought 3. My family's motto is go big or go home, so I went from three 1 gallon heated bowls to two filtered 5 gallons and one filtered 3 gallon in one day. BEST DAY EVER. :) Of course, my bettas are not in them...
  2. New Betta, Looking to Upgrade Tank

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hello! I recently bought my first betta since I was very young. It was a spur of the moment thing. I was at PetCo looking at animals to kill time and well... I ended up with a BEAUTIFUL Betta I named Gus. Anyway, I didn't do any research before hand so I got him a .7 gallon tank, food...
  3. Upgrading to 5g, I need help

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I plan on upgrading my betta's tank from 2.5 to 5 gallon tank. I only have a 7.5 watt heater, so I know I have to get a better heater. so my questions are these: -What size heater (watts) do I need? (I don't go by what the heaters say on the instructions bc it seams they are never right) -Do...
  4. I think I have betta fever

    Betta Chat
    Every time I go to any sort of pet store I find myself lusting after all the bettas there (I already I have 3). I see so many beauties there. I don't really have room for another tank in my small NYC apartment (although i COULD possible make room on my desk next to the betta that is already...
  5. Thinking of Upgrading for my New Betta

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So for my last betta as well as currently I am using a 1.5 gallon cube tank. I was thinking of maybe upgrading to a 5 gallon. Since I have never really done this before how would I go about doing this process? I know I sound like a total noob and I am probably over thinking this but if I do go...
  6. Successful upgrade?

    Betta Chat
    I have finally been able to upgrade my fish's tank up to a 5.5 gallon (yay!). I've had him for about three weeks in a bowl half the size which he didn't love, but it was a temporary solution.:-? I made sure to have a couple live plants and a smooth hiding place, heater, and did regular water...
  7. Zebra Danios/Betta

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    hello, im thinking of upgrading from my 2 gal to a Mr. Aqua 7.5 gal tank and I wanted to add my betta to the new tank along with some Zebra Danios. Would they be good tank mates?
  8. New girl and Upgrade in progress!

    Betta Pictures
    Really, people shouldn't let me have money and walk into a petstore. Anywho introducing Lumen. I think she is beautiful! Like a cambodian but with yellow and orange fins! She does have some darker spots on her tail, and no flash. OH MAN ALMOST FORGOT. After looking through all the lovely...
  9. Opportunities! Which one? Upgrade?

    Betta Chat
    So my goldfish finally have a good home. Now the question: what to do with the extra ten gallon? Currently i have a ten gallon planted sorority, an empty ten gallon that used to hold two large goldfish, and a planted 55gal community with 5 betta girls. Here is what i was thinking: move the...
  10. Upgrading Tank Possibly

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi everyone, I was thinking about possibly upgrading my bettas fish tank. I am a college student and will be living in an apartment this up and coming school year. I currently have two 2.5 gallon tanks, one of which stays at home all year and one that I bought in order to take to school with...
  11. New to This.

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    First off I want to start off by giving every one on here a big THANK YOU. A few mothes ago my family got me a male betta for my birthday. It was my first fish so my parents said we would buy this one from WalMart. The guy at the store sold me a 1 gallon "tank"(vase) with marbles and a small...