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  1. Betta Fish Care
    I have had a 5 gallon tank with one Black Orchid Betta for a few months now. Originally, I was using tap water and mixing drops of conditioner into that. I know it is used primarily to make the tap water safe and remove all the toxins from it, but then I realized that reverse osmosis water...
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  3. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So I picked up a water conditioner from the LFS and didn't realize it was super strength. The directions say 1ml per 15gal. The only problem is I have a 10gal. tank and I am getting a new tank that is a 20gal. How much am I supposed to use for both tanks. I don't want to accidentally use to...
  4. Betta Fish Care
    Before anyone chews my head off, please hear me out. I'm home from university for Christmas break and brought my fish home with me to take care of. I thought I had packed everything, but now I realize I forgot the water conditioner. And of course, me being me, I didn't realize I had forgotten it...
  5. Betta Fish Care
    I managed to run completely out of water conditioner and I won't be able to get some more until Friday. I need to do a water change tomorrow. My water supply is treated with Chlorine and a little bit of chloramine. What is a good way to get the nasty chlorine out of my water? I am currently...
  6. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So I'll try to keep this brief. I bought a betta at petco a few weeks ago, and without much education on how to care for them, also bought a 1 gallon tank with a light and a filter and a live plant for decoration. I filled his tank with filtered water and plopped him in there. Then I started...
  7. Betta Fish Care
    I was setting up Rosie's tank and I put Stress-Coat in. Then I put in water conditioner. I just found out that Stress-Coat is a water conditioner. Is this true? Did I put too much water conditioner in her tank? What do I do?
  8. Betta Fish Care
    Hi! I'm really interested in getting a betta and recently acquired a tank from a friend which is just under 2gallons. Ive been doing a lot of research and managed to find a filter, a heater and a light which im sure will work. My only confusion comes from cycling :-?. I am going to buy a...
  9. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    So this is the current water conditioning set-up that I've been using for as long as I've been keeping bettas (the ones I've had all live 3+ years): - pre-treat and age water for about week before using in water changes - for treating the tap water: I use Kordon's NovAqua Plus & AmQuel...
  10. Betta Fish Care
    Hey guys! I'm curious if any of you guys use water conditioner, and if so, which type do you use?
  11. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I'm really confused. The bottle is telling me to measure by capfuls. That seems really vague. I have a 10-gallon and I do a 4-gallon change each week. I've just run out of "start right" which is 10 drops per gallon. Is water conditioner something I need to be precise with? Will it kill my fish...
  12. Betta Fish Care
    I've been using Jungle, but I'd like to switch to something better. Any suggestions? What do you all use?
  13. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Hi there! Brand new to forum. I've been reading through trying to find similar problems and an answer but didn't find focus on water issues, which is what I think my problem is. I've had Stanley for about 8 months. Always healthy and happy. 2.5 gallon tank, heater, flakes for food. Water...
  14. Betta Fish Care
    I'm pretty much new to this site, and I've searched around for a bit to see if I could find an answer. Not really coming across anything... I recently went to my father's house (for Thanksgiving break) and brought my Hachi along (and my snail, Harley). Unfortunately there was no way I could fit...
  15. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I had done a 100% water change last week and I noticed the other day that my poor Squishy is not himself. Last night I was under the impression that he was gasping for his last breaths and tried to figure out the problem ASAP. With my fiance's help we discovered I had used 2x the amount of water...
  16. Finless Friends
    I have two African Dwarf frogs in a critter keeper. I have two questions. 1. can I use fish water conditioner to make tap water safe for the frogs? 2. If I get the largest critter keeper available, could I buy two more ADF'S to join them? Thanks.
  17. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I was at Pet Supermarket the other day, and I came across those Betta fish premeasured water conditioner tablets. I don't actually plan on buying, or anything. I use Prime. But out of curiosity, what do you guys think of them?
  18. Betta Fish Care
    Hey guys, I want to put API Stress Coat into Chibi's tank, but I have a question. Do I just use Stress Coat (because the bottle says it makes tap water safe) or do I also add my Betta Bowl Plus conditioner with it? Also, the stress coat says to add 10ml for every 10 gallons if repairing damaged...
  19. Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    I recently started buying a new type of water conditioner, but stupidly I assumed the dosage was the same. Now my tank has around 10 times more water conditioner than it recommended. Is this dangerous? I have a filter, if that makes a difference.
  20. Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I have to do a 100% water change, and since it would take my heater a long time to heat up a bunch of water if it's gotten to room temperature, I'm wondering if I can get the water warm from the tap, treat it with prime, and use it soon enough so the heater doesn't have to work so hard, AND so...