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Good day Forum

Well i have started my year with a new freind #Meteor
Betta Splender Halfmoon Redfin red/white body #cost R65

purchased a starter kit Hagen Marina 3ltr
recieved nutrafin conditioner and flake food
few pebbles
also bought a Plastic plant

not much room in this tank.

weekend approaching will be going to purchase a larger tank 10Ltr with heater and pump.
Marina betta tank will be used as a holding tank if need be.

products ive purchased have been
Tetra betta flake
Tetra Water conditioner
awaiting for Dried blood Worms and pellets

my little man seems to be happy for now. but i wouldnt be happy in this small tank.

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With the weekend on route
will be purchasing a large 30ltr tropical starter tank.
#cost R500 which seems decent

Getting excited
 

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Housing
What size is your tank? 2ltr or 1/2gal
What temperature is your tank? 26 C or 78 F
Does your tank have a filter? No
Does your tank have an air stone or other type of aeration? No
Is your tank heated? No (room is warm)
What tank mates does your betta fish live with? None

Food
What type of food do you feed your betta fish? Tetra flake
How often do you feed your betta fish? 2times a day

Maintenance
How often do you perform a water change? 3 /week
What percentage of the water do you change when you perform a water change? 20% to 30%
What type of additives do you add to the water when you perform a water change? nutrafin or tetra conditioner

Water Parameters:
Have you tested your water? If so, what are the following parameters?

Ammonia:
Nitrite:
Nitrate:
pH:
Hardness:
Alkalinity:

Symptoms and Treatment
How has your betta fish's appearance changed? None
How has your betta fish's behavior changed? calm almost to calm
When did you start noticing the symptoms? day after tank change
Have you started treating your fish? If so, how? no
Does your fish have any history of being ill? not that i know of
How old is your fish (approximately)? 1month
 

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Hello and welcome to you and Meteor :wave:
 

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No idea how to add images
Add a new post to the thread, type what you want to in the message box and then scroll down to manage attachments.

You'll be able to upload pics there.
 

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hello!:)

I'm not sure what fish food brands they have wherw you live, but if you look at the ingredients list, the first 3 ingredients will idealy be some type of fish or krill ect , that way your food won't be full of undigestable vegi matter

goodluck!:)
 

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Good Morning Everyone.

Well this weekend was on a mission to setup my new
15ltr tank.

Bought all the goods plastic plants. Heaters. Filters. Ornaments. Stones. Pebbles. Really went nuts. Total cost 795rand
 

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I know. I'm trying to source plants. But really tricky by me.

I am to order online to get real aqautics plants.
 

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I love my fish.
even though its only been 2weeks.

That was my first buy. But just can't find anything
 

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Eish my little buddy has ICK
temperature has been raised to
85deg F 29deg C

Full water change has been done
 
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