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You created a very pretty and comfortable tank for your lovely Betta I think! He will surely feel well inside with those nice resting places and the floating plants. I‘m curious how the red floaters will be doing as I want to try them aswell in the future.
 

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Hello and welcome!
You created a very pretty and comfortable tank for your lovely Betta I think! He will surely feel well inside with those nice resting places and the floating plants. I‘m curious how the red floaters will be doing as I want to try them aswell in the future.
I have always had great luck with them, they are just temperamental with high current and or getting water on top of the leaves, but in a betta tank they grow like crazy, it’s ideal conditions. I also dose the water with liquid fertilizer as well which helps.
 

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Rainy Sunday...the dog looks like the weather...so I upgraded Pinchas‘ airstone into a piece of Cholla Wood :D. 3 minutes DIY from scraps.

Not overly creative but maybe it‘ll look nice once the little Anubias and Lobelia have grown in. He came immediately for inspection and playing of course :).
Plant Natural environment Terrestrial plant Water Grass
 

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I love it! I think it's very creative, and quite brilliant in fact! I was always hesitant to add an airstone simply because I didn't like seeing the tubing inside the tank.
Pretty sure I'm gonna have to steal this idea! 😊
 

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You may😆! And as far as I know you you‘ll wrap something around the tubing so to blend it out completely?!
 

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A pretty and effective set up! The floating and emerged growing plant is called "Sumatra fern" in Germany. Is it the same in the U.S.?
 

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I know it as Water Sprite. I've also used "broad leaf water sprite" but I prefer this standard type. It grows well planted or floating. Mine in the pics is planted in the rear corner of the tank, and the bubbles/current from the sponge filter direct it up and across the surface.

The fish, shrimp and small snails all like it. It gets a haircut about once per month.
 

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Pretty & wild😀! I love how the Java fern (?) grows down from the wood! I have to copy that for sure if I may😁…
 

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Just found this forum! Hopefully this will keep me off the streets. Lol J/K

Anyway, I've only recently got a Betta, I've had them and other species in the past. Betta are my favorite, there weren't as many types when I had them before.

I like live plants so I have some of those. There is Casper the betta, Brunswick the snail, and 6 tetras in this 10 gallon. I'm not planning on replacing the tetras although everyone is getting along at the moment.

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