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  1. Aquatic Discussion
    I bought a halfmoon male betta fish (Fernando) about 2-3 weeks ago. He lives in a 10 gallon tank with 3 olive nerite snails, and some live plants. He has a heater (the tank is kept at about 80 degrees Fahrenheit) and a Fluval 106 filter (which, by the way, is never kept on at full power). He's...
  2. Aquatic Discussion
    I decided to rescape the betta tank Changed out black gravel to white bunning playsand Removed UGF (due to sand) and now running a small internal Added fake background (not siliconed in, jammed in lol) Added more plants and wood Before Now
  3. Aquatic Discussion
    I've finished the home of my yet to arrive Betta boy.....still cloudy from setup * So here is his humble abode
  4. Introductions
    Greetings, all! I hope you're all having a fantastic day wherever you are. My name is Samantha, 20 years old, and I'm currently the proud caretaker of two male fancy rats and one male betta fish. The ratties are named Ramsey (about nine months old) and Little Brother (about three months...
  5. Aquatic Discussion
    This is hopefully my new betta tank. Tell me what you think and any improvements i might need before I get my betta :) It is 3 gallons. I used sand and a mix of live and silk plants. A 1-3 gallon low flow submersible filter. and a 1-3 gallon side tank heater set to 75F. I actually turned a 3...
  6. Aquatic Discussion
    I'm little upset cause when I woke up summorning my Gold fish I just bought from walmart from the other night are dead (Jack and Jill RIP 2011). Maybe I just didn't cycle the tank right but this isn't the first time I have had fish from wally world die. I should of Knew better every time I go...
  7. Aquatic Discussion
    Hey everyone! Today I made some major changes to my 6 gallon planted betta tank, and wanted to show the updates! This tank has been up for almost a year now, and I love it! This is the first time I got up the nerve to split my anubias nana, and I attached one piece to the driftwood. I took...
  8. Classifieds
    Does anyone live near Spokane, WA? I have a uniquely deep blue male CT with pinkish inner fins. He is perfectly healthy and has never been sick. He dances for anyone coming up to his tank. Very active. He comes with a 6.6 gallon bookshelf style tank with a optional coustom fit divider to add...
  9. General Animal Discussion
    I am very excited becuase starting March, I will be breeding my Halfmoon Betta male to a Halfmoon female Betta. Any tips will be great, also any tips on the fry or about daddy fish will help! I just want to be successful yet agian!:rolleyes:
  10. Aquatic Discussion
    I finally got a chance to set up my new planted eclipse system 6. This will be the new home to my betta. It is set up with soil and gravel substrate and contains watersprite (floating and planted), 2 narrow leaf anubias nana, and a mat of java fern grown on a piece of driftwood. I'm very...
  11. Aquatic Discussion
    Hey everyone, I am getting a new tank (eclipse system 6) for my betta soon and I would like to make it into a natural planted tank with all live plants. Somebody mentioned to me a while back on a thread (sorry I don't remember who it was) that they used the Walstad method for plant tanks. I...
  12. Aquatic Discussion
    hey everyone. another fish disease question. Ive always heard people come in a few weeks after buying a betta from our store and say that their betta either lays at the bottom of the bowl or floats sideways at the top and doesnt move until you put food in the bowl. they perk up, exhaustively...
  13. Aquatic Discussion
    I've had my female betta fish, Ling-Ling, for almost 2 weeks now. About 5 days ago I thought I saw something on her body, later I noticed it was a white dot, so I went out and bought Quick-Cure, which I treated her with for 3 days (today's the first day of non treatment). Yesterday, I noticed...
  14. Aquatic Discussion
    I got my male betta today and im very happy with him! :D Lets hope i make a good first time owner! These pics arn't the best but its just to give you's an idea :)! I shall get more when he settles.
  15. Aquatic Discussion
    Yes thats right! im getting my first betta tomorrow :) ive had the tank set up for few days now, so when i get him i shall take some pictures!, also don't worry i will be setting up a larger tank for the ADF when i get them! Wish me luck! :D
  16. Aquatic Discussion
    So I am watching a family friends 3 bettas while they are on vacation. I went to feed them tonight and I noticed one of the crowntals has this big red ball on part of his tail--it almost looks like a blister and it's very red. If anyone knows what it might be I would love some advice just to...
  17. Aquatic Discussion
    I just bought a beautiful crowntail betta today with a dark blue body and pure yellow fins. He is so cool, but I was wondering what everyone else is keeping their bettas in. Tank sizes, temps, etc. Thanks in advance.
  18. Aquatic Discussion
    My dad's new wife had a betta fish, who just recently died, RIP. (she cremated it) Aparently the fish was 5 or 6 years old. Can they live that long? Cuz all the betta fish my brother had lived for a year or 2 then died.
  19. Aquatic Discussion
    Hello! Earlier I posted a question about housing a snail with a Betta (in a 3 gal. tank) and got excellent information back. With this information it appears that a shrimp, or like Crustacean, might be the better option. So my three-part question... Do you agree that shrimp are a good...
  20. Aquatic Discussion
    I´ve had two bettas before but I kept them in 5 gallon tanks. I haven´t had any for a while but am thinking of getting one soon. I have a 20 gallon tank that is empty at the moment and was wondering if bettas really do get anxious if the tank is too big. I only want a betta and a couple of...
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