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  1. Would taking my fish be safe?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello everyone :wink3:, thanks for reading my thread. I was just wondering if anyone had some advice on whether or not I should take my betta fish on vacation with my family and I. The trip is close to an hour and we're planning on staying in a hotel room. My way of handling taking him would be...
  2. Advice on Vacation Care

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello, I was wondering if anyone had any advice on the best care for my betta when I go out of town. I am a graduate student and have a break coming up next week, before I leave I have to move out of my current apartment and will not be able to move into my new apartment until I return 3 weeks...
  3. Betta Sorority and Vacation

    Betta Fish Care
    Hey there guys! I have 8 females in a 20 gallon long planted tank. They've been getting along great. However, my family is going on a week long vacation to Ohio and we moved to this town a year ago so I know no one in the area who could feed them in the meantime. I know that normally feeding a...
  4. Fin Rot after vacation?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hello forum, I've ready many threads to properly care for my betta, Finnegan, and it has come time where I seek help directly. My boyfriend and I went on Thanksgiving vacation on Tuesday, and set up a brand new 10 gallon tank on Monday (upgrading from a 3 gallon), we made sure to follow many...
  5. College break approaching??

    Betta Fish Care
    I could really use some advice! I am in college currently and have a betta fish living with me at school. He has a 2.7 gallon tank, with a filter and heater and is doing really well. I have about a month break coming up and want to take him home with me, of course because theres nobody else to...
  6. Going away for 3 days!!!!

    Betta Fish Care
    I have an important feeding question and I was hoping to get a few people's inputs. I live at college, and I have had my betta for probably about 3 weeks now. I usually feed 1-2 times a day, and have been really looking out for him since when i got him, he had no color at all and was...
  7. Should I leave the lights on

    Planted Betta Tanks
    So I'm going on va-ca and I have a single ramp timer on order, but not sure it will make it in time. The aqarium light is on the same cord as filter so had to buy a timer from company. Anywho, I have two small plants, they are doing well so far. My question is can I leave my light on the time...
  8. Going on vacation? Please help!

    Betta Fish Care
    This summer I'm going to be fairly busy. Camping, cottage etc. I love my fish and wouldn't want them to die while I'm gone. :-? I have a 5 gallon tank and it has my betta Kiko in it. His diet consists of -pellets -frozen bloodworms -live bloodworms While I'm gone I'm not sure what to feed him...
  9. Going on vacation?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi I'm new here! Bonjour to everyone. In June I'm going to Scotland for two weeks. And I'm not sure what to do. I'm afraid my betta's tank is going to get so gross that it'll die or get sick. What can I do? Is it okay to leave my fishy in its tank for two weeks un-cleaned?
  10. I am going out of town...

    Betta Fish Care
    I feed my Betta two pellets at breakfast and two at dinner. While I'm out of town my mom will have to come over and feed my fish so would it be ok to have her feed my fish maybe 3 pellets once a day so she doesn't have to stop by twice a day? I will be out of town for 4.5 days. Also what's the...
  11. Going on Vaction, help please

    Betta Fish Care
    So, I will be going on a one week vacation in April. And I'm trying to prep for leaving my fish alone. I have heard some mixed things, and wondering what is wise, what I should do. What I've heard: Do 100% water change before leaving Cover with a blanket Close blinds and keep house as cool as...
  12. Fish Sitting Business?

    Betta Chat
    I had a random (and possibly great idea) last night. At some point, we've all left our fish unattended while we went on vacation or to visit family for the holidays. So what if there was a fish sitter (like a cat sitter) that you could hire to look out for your fish? Obviously this person would...
  13. 7 day Betta feeders

    Betta Fish Care
    I will be going on a trip in April, and it will be for a week. I dont want to leave Poseidon with no food, and wondering people's thoughts on 7 day Betta food feeders?
  14. Going home from college for Thanksgiving break... What should I do with my fish?

    Betta Fish Care
    I go to college two hours away from home and Sebastian lives here in my dorm with me. Next week (11/22 through 11/29) will be my first long break to go home, and I'm not sure what to do with my betta. Whenever I've gone home on weekends, I've just had my roommate feed him for 2-3 days. This...
  15. Going away for a few days, what to do?

    Betta Fish Care
    I'm visiting home for a few days- I am leaving on Friday afternoon and I will be returning Sunday afternoon. I'm not sure what to do with Hatori. He'll have to stay in the dorm and my roommate will be gone. Last time I went home and he was left alone, I used a "betta fish block", but it dyed his...
  16. Vacation Care

    Betta Fish Care
    I am going on vacation for 12 days. I am not worried about water quality in that time (I'll do a water change just before I leave and I know it'll be fine for 12 days. I am worried about feeding though. I have a betta and two otos in a 10 gal tank. Any tips on vacation feeding? I might be able...
  17. Spring Break?

    Betta Fish Care
    I have two bettas in a divided 5g tank here in my dorm with me. I'll most likely be leaving for spring break on March 7th and not coming back until the 16th. Unless I can get someone to come and pick me up, I won't be able to take the tank home with me (since I'd be travelling by train and it'd...
  18. Leaving My Betta During Vacation

    Betta Fish Care
    I'm going home for thanksgiving break so my betta will be without food for three days. Will he be okay without food for that long?
  19. leaving for a month long vacation

    Betta Fish Care
    I'm currently away at university in Northern California and will be flying back home to Southern California in about 3 weeks for winter break which is a month long. I currently have one Betta fish in a 2.5 gallon tank on my desk that i was hoping would be able to survive th winter with an...
  20. maintaining a cycle, without a fish, while away..

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hey guys, I have my lovely Betta, Logan, living with me in my dorm room at the moment. The tank is fully cycled and is doing quite well. However, I am going back home from Dec 10 to Jan 10 for the holidays, and since I am using public transit and the trip is 8 hours, there's no way I'm...