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  1. What water source to use for fish tank? Filter water vs Well Water

    Betta Fish Care
    I am going to study abroad soon, so my boyfriend's family will look after my betta in his 5 gal tank while I am gone. We will move the tank to their house. The question is about the source of water to use.... they do not drink the well water out where they live because it has a lot of mineral...
  2. Acclimating Betta to City Water

    Betta Fish Care
    Right now I'm using well water for my betta, but I'm going to be switching them over to city water. Our water has been undergoing changes because of circumstances out of my control, and since this began all of my betta have become very sick. After doing research I've decided to bring in city...
  3. Iron

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    I have well water that has iron in it, it hasn't ever been a problem for my fish and I have Prime conditioner. But today I noticed the yellowing of water in my 2gs and 5g a day or so after water changes. The spring melt has begun and the ground was highly saturated in the fall. Our water table...
  4. Ammonia level jumped after water change?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    Here's the info on Shark's cage - before and after the changes it just went through, and the things that stayed the same. Constant: 3 or 3.5 gallon tank (I believe 3 flat, but I do not remember) Shark (Obviously xD) Heater permanently set to 78 degrees Fahrenheit. Gravel+some rocks...
  5. Returned to the forum... just a question. :)

    Betta Fish Care
    Hi everyone. So I used to be an active member here, a couple years ago now! I've had the hankering to have fish again but I need to have some restraint. Unfortunately, I've sold my 30 gallon tank! Before I consider adopting another betta ...or any other fish, I want to make sure my water...
  6. Well Water?

    Betta Fish Care
    Hello all. My family and I are getting ready to move out to a 18 acre farm where we can take care of our 2 precious horses, Gem and OT. I am the owner of an AMAZING blue and red betta, Gibs. He is a blessing in my life and my baby. I'm excited to be moving out to this farm, but there is one...