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  1. I’ve had this betta for a couple of months now. As you can see, his fins are frayed. I put him through the med trio twice and it only seemed to get better just a little bit before coming back. I even put him in a separate tank and dosed aquarium salt for four days. After that his fins do seem to be slowly growing back. I’m hoping that continues. Now he has a noticeable lump on one of his fins and also some white stuff growing around that fin. What could this be? His tank is a heavily planted 10 gallon that I keep at 78F. The PH is 7.0 last I checked, and the GH of my tap water is 6 drops of the API test kit. There is both a sponge filter and a hang on back filter. I change water 1-2x per week. He has shrimp and a single juvenile guppy for tank mates.
  2. Francis has an odd growth near the base of his tail. This came on within the last week. He’s acting and eating as normal. I’ve treated him for fin rot twice in the last 6 months with Kanaplex. He responded to it well. His only other tank mate is a pleco and they ignore each other. Any thoughts are appreciated! May try a salt bath later (in a separate container) and do a 50% water change. Ph- 7.3 Ammonia- 0 Nitrate- ~10 Nitrite - 0 Gh - 150 Kh- 40 Temp - 78
  3. My betta has been acting unusual the past couple days by not showing any interest in eating. He just watches the food float on by. Fasted him for a day. Tried again and the same thing happened. Water parameters are all normal. But a thought came to mind. He recently built a rather thick bubble nest. My understanding is that this usually happens when they're ready to mate. The nest in the past few days has started going away. He's not working on it anymore. Could his behavior be related to the end of his "ready to mate" mode? And he'll soon get back to his usual diet? Or is there no correlation? Otherwise he's still pretty active. Doesn't show any outward signs of being sick. In the mean time, I raised the temp. Got rid of the polypad to let the IAL tannins do its thing. (the IAL developed mulm. Is that a concern?) in hopes if it's just constipation, it'll pass. I was just curious if there's any relation between post-bubble nesting and behavior of a betta.
  4. Hey all, this is my first time keeping a betta? So I want to know if this is normal behavior, he likes to just lay down on the bottom of the tank. He does this a lot. It started approx a week ago. Before that he was almost always swimming in the water column or flaring at his reflection. I checked water parameters: ph 7.4 nitrite and ammonia 0 Nitrate 20-30ppm gh 150 kh 40 he also eats fine. He prefers to pick the food off the ground and doesn’t intercept in the water column very often. When he does swim, he doesn’t have any issues. the only other behavior I have noticed is he will occasionally flash on the decor. No skin/fin abnormalities that I can see. let me know if he is being normal or if this is something I need to be concerned about. thanks, derek
  5. Hi Eveyone, My betta has been acting very lethargic more than usual and resting in odd curled positions at bottom or sides of tank. I got him a year and 3 months ago- he seemed pretty big when we first got him. Sometimes it looks like he is not breathing much and then other times look like he is breathing heavy. Water Params are ph 7.6, ammo 0, nitrite 0, nitrate ~ 5ppm. Water temp is steady 79. I think kh and gh are about 4 - I should retest. At first I thought maybe he was getting old or was constipated- so I have barely been feeding him Hykari freeze dried daphnia. He does come out for feeding time- but doesn’t eat as much as normal. At times it seems he cannot always see. To me his eyes look a little cloudy and stick out. He is all black so it’s hard for me to tell. Anyway- I posted pictures maybe you could help me confirm about the Popeye. Also I noticed a light area showing up a couple months now near his one Gills too. See my pics. Any help would be appreciated. I am all set to try maracyn round 1 treatment on him. I don’t like to hastily medicate though. thanks in advance
  6. Nano tanks, meaning 10 gallon or under. Go ahead, share them. Post pictures. I have a veiltail betta and 3 pygmy corydoras in a 5.5 gallon tank. I also have an empty 1.5 gal and 2 gal tank.
  7. Step Bros reference if you didnt get it. Anyway, I finally got my female Koi and my Male Crowntail to breed! He has some awesome iridescence in on his body and the tips of the tail or white.
  8. Howdy, Pretty new to the hobby, please be gentle. I have a Betta that we got from the pet store about 3-4 months ago. He would generally sit on the suction cup holding up the heater when nobody's around, but as soon as you went anywhere near the tank he would follow you around. Would play with you with a ping pong ball. About a week and a half ago I picked up 3 neon tetra to give him some company (only a 5 gallon tank so I didn't want to add too much), and the guy at the store sold me some wisteria that had already been growing in water. Waited a few days to see if they were doing fine in the small 3 gallon quarantine tank I had and then moved them in. Everything seemed fine until yesterday. I noticed part of one of his fins almost looked like it folded/rolled into a straight line. The tetras seem unaffected. Did about a 40-50% water change and gave it the night. Today that fin and another are exhibiting the same symptoms and much worse than the day before. He's spending almost all of his time laying on the bottom and is hiding in his cave a lot, which generally he would never do. He's coming up to the top occasionally but his swimming does appear labored. We were using API test strips previously but ran out, went out and picked up an API master test kit today and checked the water we pulled out yesterday and the water that's in there currently. Both are pretty close: Yesterday (using the master test kit) 7.6 ph .25 ppm Ammonia 0 ppm Nitrite 5-10 ppm Nitrate (although it looked much higher on the test strip yesterday) Today 7.6 ph 0 Ammonia 0 Nitrite 20-30 ppm Nitrate (strange that today's is showing more nitrate than when I tested last night's water. It had been about a week since our last 25% water change). The master kit doesn't appear to test alkalinity, but the last time we tested with one of the strips it was about 80 KH ppm. I'm setting up the quarantine tank again after giving it a good rinse. Using all fresh water with some Microbe-lift XTreme to condition the water. We're on a well, no chlorine has ever shown up on one of our test strips. I'm not really sure what else to do. I have a small heater I'm going to put in that tank as well to keep it warm. I'm in Canada, so access to fish meds is limited. This is actually my 2nd Betta. I had one about a year ago that passed as well after a few months. I was given melafix and primafix, also bettafix. I didn't use the betafix with the other two. I have not used anything on him yet as I think it was how I used them last time that may have made my previous betta worse. I also have aquarium salt, but am not really sure how to properly treat him with that either. I remember when I was trying to figure it out last time I was reading conflicting information and ended up not using it because I didn't feel comfortable without knowing what I was doing. Was pretty bummed after spending so much effort trying to save the last one, I didn't look at fish for about a year. Watching the poor thing suffer just killed me. Thinking I probably shouldn't have bothered trying again. I can't seem to keep them healthy. Any help with saving this poor soul would be appreciated.
  9. Hey fellow fish Nerms, In one of my previous posts I asked you guys, "where should I position this tank" its a fluval spec 5 gallon. Well I decided to ignore everyones input because I thought of a even BETTA 😉 idea (not that your ideas weren't good its just I didn't want the tank taking up so much space on my desk) I have decided to put it on my dresser. See the picture below. Anyways in the post I said I wanted an all white platinum betta, well I changed my mind. I went on aquabid this morning and saw all these GOURGOUES bettas for only like $20 (the platinum ones I had my eye one were like $30, and the ones on aquabid were WAY nicer looking). So I plan to make my first order off aquabid in this comming week. But before I geta betta I need to aquascape it. My idea was a Monte Carlo carpet with Amazon Frogbit tucked away in the back corner (I will be making a barrier so that the frogbit wont spread past it). I plan on then doing a peice of small dragon stone for in the center of the tank, no co2 injections. I have decided to do a Journal for this betta tank, My plan is to go to the fishstore on Saturday and get everything I need for the tank.
  10. DAY 1: Sunday, April 4th - Moved my Betta (Buddha) to a hospital tank and treated him once with Maracyn, Ich-X and ParaCleanse. I did not feed Buddha, further medicate him or do a water change. Day 7: Sunday, April 11th - I did a partial water change (25%) and began feeding Buddha. He has been eating, swimming about his tank from top to bottom. And comes to greet me when he sees me. He has been sloughing off small bits of dead fin tissue Day 12: Friday, April 16th - I woke to find a large chunk of Buddha's tail at the bottom of the tank. He ate his breakfast of brine shrimp and is swimming around as usual. I understand the rotted fin & tail bits need to slough off and that it takes time for healing and regrowth. However, I was not expecting to see a large chunk 12 days in to treatment. I change did a 25% water change today rather than wait til Sunday. I've read the 3 signs of healing are eating, active and new growth. Buddha is eating and is active, but I have seen no sign of regrowth as of yet. The water parameters are okay. Water temperature is steady at 80. And, there are live plants in the tank, minimal decor, a sponge filter and no substrate. The Cories, Ottos and Pleco in Buddha's home tank are all well, if this might factor in somehow. The water parameters have always been good in the home tank, except for that time I was probably over feeding the fish and didn't hange ou the water as often as I should have. Buddha is a Half-Moon Betta, dark blue with a black fins & tail. Sadly, I think he was sick well before I knew it because of the dark fins & tail. With all that information and the big chunk of tail, what are your thoughts on whether I should retreat Buddha or wait and observe a bit longer? Thank you all in advance your help! Buddha thanks you too! Kim
  11. Hello! This is my first post here, if I'm not posting in the right place, please let me know! I am in need of advice on two issues. The first is how to cut down on reflection inside the tank on the walls. I have a male betta in a filtered, heated and (lightly) planted 5 gallon by himself. I have only had him about 5 weeks, and I am an absolute beginner in the hobby. He seems very aggressive and is constantly flaring at his reflection on his tank walls, which is causing tears in his tail fin, and possibly his dorsal. The tears developed 3 or so days ago (the flaring has been a problem but it seems to be getting worse), I kept the light off and he stopped, so the holes started closing up and the tears healing. Today I turned the light on to do a small water change and adjust some of the plants, and he started doing it again. I have just started planting the tank, so there is not a lot of cover right now, but I am hoping they will grow quickly and provide enough cover that this wont be a permanent issue. The tank is lit with the LED that was included in the tank kit. He doesn't flare much when the light is off, but without the light I don't think the plants will grow. I have tried a black background, a "natural" looking background, white plastic and white paper. Nothing seems to be helping, and I don't want him to shred his tail and/or develop an infection. Any advice or solutions for me to try would be very very appreciated. The second issue I am currently having (maybe it is not an issue, but I am a beginner so I don't know), is that my pH has fallen somewhat drastically. Out of the tap, my water is between 7-7.2, when testing the tank it was around 7.4. I recently replaced the substrate with Fluval Stratum to help with growth of the carpeting plants I just put in, and while I knew it would lower the pH slightly, it dropped off to 6.2-6.4. Is this something I should be concerned about? If so, what is the best way to raise it without harming the fish? I appreciate any help and advice anyone can offer, thank you!
  12. I started this conversation in the plants forum, but felt it needed to move over here to photo journals now. About a week ago, I was in a big store that rhymes with "let go," and my wallet did just that. Seeing a sign for 50% off frameless aqueons was all it took for me to end up with a brand new 6 gallon cube on my dresser in the bedroom. After a few days of decision, I decided it would become a tiny little slice of southeast Asia. In the plants forum, I got some ideas of plants that originated from the Thailand/Asia area (thanks to everyone over there!), and today, my plants came in! What you're seeing in the picture is a mix of leftover substrate that I had lying around (planted tank substrate capped by black diamond sand), and a nice chunk of wood from my local lfs attached to a piece of slate. Glued to the piece of slate are now TWO chunks of java fern (a surprise from the one pot I ordered!). In the foreground are some crypts, a standard wendtii to the left and wendtii greens on the right. In the far back are a couple water sprites to hopefully create a barrier to hide the mirror the tank sits in front of, although I'm still considering whether I should back the tank with some black paper. Now, I will be stalking the local stores for my dream betta. I'm in no hurry, it has to be perfect. I'd love for it to be a king betta, but there are some other options if the are colorful and have just the right amount of awesome. I dosed the tank with safestart betta, which claims to make the tank immediately ready for fish, but I'll still probably give it some time unless I see something amazing! Eventually, I will also likely round out my southeast Asia vibe with a couple kuhli loaches to clean up the bottom. Let me know your thoughts, or if there's anything I'm doing that could be better. I'll add some more pictures once I have an inhabitant.
  13. Howdy everyone. I'm getting back into fish keeping after five or six years out of the game, and I've really come to appreciate Aquarium Coop content for helping me learn more about plants especially, as that wasn't my thing before. I can share some photos of my other setups later on, but for now here's my new crowntail betta. I was worried he'd eaten all the shrimp, but they've slowly been coming out of hiding. Fortunately they have a lot of cover. Stay well, everyone!
  14. Happy New Years everyone! Frogs, Inverts, and Snails African Dwarf Frog Amano Shrimp Cherry Shrimp Orange Shrimp Red Rili Shrimp Blue Velvet Shrimp Bamboo Shrimp Assassin Snails Nerite Snails (Red Spot and Zebra) Mystery Snail (Gold) Bettas Halfmoon Dumbo Ear Nemo Koi Plakat Super Red Cichlids Pelvicachromis Silviae "Affin Subocellatus" F1 Apistogramma Agassizii "Fire Red" Apistogramma Cacatuoides "Super Red" Gold Dwarf Cichlid Bolivian Ram German Blue Ram Assorted Small Discus (Red Turquoise, Pigeon and Tiger Turquoise) Corydoras Adolfi Cory Skunk Cory Corydoras Hastatus Orange Laser Cory Leopard Cory Salt and Pepper Cory Panda Cory Pygmy Cory (Wild) Sterbai Cory Plecos L177 Gold Nugget L128 Blue Phantom LDA33 Snowball Common Colombian Otocinclus Bumble Bee Otocinclus Other Catfish Lima Shovelnose (Pretty cool catfish gets 19-20" in size and not too aggressive) Loaches Dwarf Chain Loach Kuhli Loach Laos Mini Dragon Loach (Sweet looking mini river species) Zebra Loach Tetras Black Phantom Tetra Serpae Tetra Longfin Ember Tetra Green Neon Tetra (Wild Colombia) Neon Tetra Rummy Nose Tetra (Tank Raised) Silver Tip Tetra Platinum Hatchet (Wild Colombia) Red Arc Pencilfish (Wild Peru) Rasboras Chili Rasbora Exclamation Point Rasbora Danios and other Minnows Celestial Pearl Danio Glowlight Danio Mustache Danio (Danio Dangila, Wild, Big Whiskers On These) Yellow White Cloud (New Species, Tanichthys Kuehnei) Other Cyprinids Roseline Shark Siamese Algae Eater (Tank Raised) Gouramis and other Anabantiformes Sunset Honey Gourami Powder Blue Dwarf Gourami Females Sparkling Gourami Black Tiger Dario (Wild) Livebearers Assorted Fancy Female Guppies Assorted Fancy Male Guppies (Blue Variegated, Green Lace, Red Snakeskin, Cobra Red, Flamingo, and Leopard Tuxedo) Calico Lyretail Mollies Red Leopard Sailfin Mollies (Nice Looking) Golden Leopard Platy Rainbows Yellow Rainbow Thread Fin Rainbow Furcatus Rainbow Oddballs Black Ghost Knife (Tank Raised) Mud Fish (Phractolaemus Ansorgii) Pea Puffer Amazon Puffer Fish in pictures top to bottom: Laos Min Dragon Loach, Yellow White Clouds, Lima Shovelnose, Red Turquoise Discus, Red Leopard Sailfin Mollies, Plakat Super Red, Leopard Platies, Red Arc Pencil Fish.
  15. we are in the process of moving and i have to keep my betta in a small container. when i was changing the water i noticed a white scale and black spots. i am not sure if the black spots are apart of his color but here are the photos.
  16. Hey all, I have a 20 gal community tank here and it started with the male Betta (long term I will be upgrading to at least 30gal). I then added some pork chop Rasboras, Ember Tetras, 1 angelfish as center piece and finally a double red Apisto. All of which I bought here at co-op, which they said should typically act as a friendly tank. I don’t expect things to always be sweet and tidy as nature also doesn’t allow that, but I also don’t want all out wars being waged. They were all getting along really well in fact and actually played together. It was a peaceful time in the swimming hole.... then both Betta and Angelfish got fin rot and I isolated them in a hospital tank with salt and meds. They are both recovering and doing better now. Bettas fins are still in healing phase but doing better. I then decided to reintroduce both of them into the 20gal again while maintaining meds in there to ensure any bacteria that started this is killed completely. But immediately the Apisto started chasing them and actually hunting the Betta, and when he would find him, would literally thrash him. So I moved the betta back in isolation but the Angelfish seems to handling his own well enough. things have calmed down in there it seems but I would really prefer to get Betta back in his home without him getting effed up. what might you all suggest or try to help reintroduce him to the tank again? I know some of you would be like, bigger tank, but that’s not possible currently and they are all pretty small and have decent space to play etc. But help me or roast me, either way 😉
  17. Aloha everyone new here but long time aquarist. I live on the big island of hawaii, and have been into aquariums for as long as I can remember. I went to an explorations academy on the west side that specialized in marine and plant biology where we raised everything from reef fish, all the way up to baby hammer head sharks and eagle rays. That was the start of my journey, I am currently undergoing a small fun project of betta breeding and crossing so join along with me on all of my adventures 😄 currently looking into guppy breeding next so any advice or suggestions on that would be helpful. If you guys have any questions or just wAna chat feel free to reach out to me I’m always thrilled to make new friends in the same hobby and interests. Aloha again and hope everyone has a blessed and awesome day. I have included some pics of my current setups, I have my two pairs of betta currently in their holding jars as I set up their permanent tanks, my two fry tanks and my community tank. My community tank has 4 angels, two baby plecos, 8 long fin zebra danios and 7 neon tetras.
  18. Hi everyone I'm Kat. I'm new to the forum and wanted to say hello! I've had fish for a little over 3 years however, I've recently joined the planted nano tank world about 6 months ago. I have two bettas both male. The first is my Crowntail Ren, I've had him for about 6 months and I love him. The second is my baby Patriot and I've had him for about a month. He's super sweet and I love him to bits! Looking forward to fish geeking out with everyone here. 😄
  19. Aloha everyone I’m back, I have a quick question and I’m sure it’s somewhere here but I’m having trouble searching it, but what age or size do betta fry need to be to be fed baby brine shrimp? I’ve just started my hatchery when the first few babies started becoming free swimming, I already have small organism colonies to feed them til they get larger, I’m just wanting to know when would be a good time to introduce the bbs? I don’t want them to just be in the tank and create more waste. Thank you for any assistance and hope you have a blessed weekend.
  20. What tankmates can live with my male veiltail betta in a 5.5 gallon tank?
  21. Frogs, Shrimp, and Snails African Dwarf Frogs Amano Shrimp Cherry Shrimp Orange Shrimp Red Rili Shrimp Yellow Shrimp Blue Velvet Shrimp Bamboo Shrimp Nerite Snails (Red Spot, Zebra, and Zebra Thorn) Assorted Mystery Snails Goldfish Red Cap Oranda Bettas Crowntail Crowntail Black Orchid King Halfmoon Halfmoon Super Plakat Alien Blue Plakat Copper Yellow Betta Smaragdina (aka Pink Pearl Betta, Wild) Gouramis and other Anabantoides Powder Blue Dwarf Female Gouramis Sunset Honey Gourami Leopard Bush Fish (Tank Raised) Cichlids Apistogramma Borelli "Blue" Apistogramma Cacatuoides "Super Red" Golden Dwarf Cichlid German Blue Ram Common Kribensis Corydoras Black Caped Cory (Corydoras Brevirostris) NEW Loreto Cory Panda Cory Pygmy Cory (Wild) Sterbai Cory False Julii Cory Plecos L114 Red Fin Sternella Longfin Green Dragon (Locally Bred) Common Colombian Otocinclus Loaches Kuhli Loach Reticulated Hillstream Loach Tetras Cardinal Tetra (Wild Brazil) Ember Tetra Green Neon Tetra (Wild Colombia) Neon Tetra Rummy-Nose Tetra Silver Tip Tetra Marble Hatchet Fish (Wild) Rasboras Exclamation Point Rasboras Barbs and other Cyprinids Cherry Barbs Rosy Barb Roseline Shark Danios and other Minnows Celestial Pearl Danio Long Fin Zebra Danio Gold White Cloud Vietnam White Cloud Livebearers Assorted Male Endlers Assorted Fancy Female Guppies Assorted Fancy Male Guppies (Green Lace, Neon Red Dragon, Cobra Red, Blue Variegated, and Neon Metallic Blue) Koi Tuxedo Guppy Pairs Showa Tricolor Platy Assorted Hifin Swordtails Rainbows Neon Dwarf Rainbow Killifish P82 Gardneri Killifish Pairs Oddballs Silver Datnoid Lipstick Goby Peacock Gudgeon Pea Puffer Fish listed from top to bottom: Silver Datnoid, Koi Tuxedo Guppy Pairs, Roseline Shark, Red Cap Oranda, Lip Stick Goby, Loreto Cory, Black Caped Cory, German Blue Ram, P82 Gardneri Killifish Pairs, and Hifin Swordtail
  22. Hey y'all. I'm itching to get a new betta since my last one passed several months ago. I've gotten into endlers and guppies since then and I just started a new 10 gallon tank with a few endlers with the intention of starting a colony. Could I keep a betta (one with a good temperament of course) with them? Or would it eat too many babies for the colony to take off? Some baby eating is fine - maybe even a good thing so I don't end up with too many too quickly, but I don't want the betta to over eat and get sick / I don't want the colony to be too thin. It is a heavily planted tank with lots of hiding, but in my experience of having endlers and guppies breed over the past few months, the babies are kinda dumb and don't use the hiding places lol.
  23. Things seem to be going from bad to worse. I could use some help from the FNEs (fish nerd experts 🙂 ) I have 4 male bettas, separate tanks. Since December, I have been spending 2 weeks with my 95 yo mother in Michigan to help her through a rough patch, and then 1 week back home here in Minnesota to catch up on all my stuff and junk. My husband feeds the fish sparingly every other day while I'm away to keep the bioload down. When I get home, I do my tank maintenance and then do once more before I leave. Still, all 4 bettas started experiencing differing levels of fin rot in late February/early March. Because it wasn't severe, I started adding catappa leaves and doing more frequent, smaller water changes while home. Two started to improve with tails growing back, 1 - Ghengis - held status quo, and 1 - Leo - got worse. I'm going to focus on Leo. I think he got worse in part because I added an Aquaclear 10 to the back of his 14g aqueon cube because the substrate was filthy, his nitrates were high. I had recently switched from one sponge filter to another and it didn't appear to be doing the job. So I added the hob to clean things up. Even though I baffled the hob, I think the flow may have caused undue stress and soon he was hiding inside his decoration and his fins looked much worse. So, I did a 50% water change and started him on Furan-2 April 5. April 6 I noticed his abdomen looked a bit pudgy in front. There was no evidence of pineconing but my spidey sense went off. I mixed 2 teaspoons of epsom salts in 1 gallon of water, and soaked him for 15 minutes. Then added 2nd dose of Furan-2. Today, April 7, I did another ES bath. This time, there is pineconing. My questions are: Am I too late? Should I increase the ES concentration for his bath? In some blogs I've ready you should do 1 tablespoon per gallon for 10 minutes. Others say to bathe them 2x per day. So many conflicting theories. Makes me crazy. Is Furan-2 the right thing to use right now? Or a combo of F2 with something else? I also have Kanaplex, MetroPlex, General Cure, and PraziPro. I can pick things up locally if there's something I should get. My water parameters are: pH: 8.3 (note it comes out of the tap at 7.4 and slowly rises; I use a mix of 70% well water, 30% softened water; not ideal but that's my reality) Nitrates: 20, but can sometimes increase to 30-40 Hardness (GH): 9 drops of API or 161.1 on the conversion chart Nitrite: 0 Ammonia: 0 KH/Buffer: 15 or greater than 214.8 on the conversion chart Water Temperature: 77
  24. Hi there! Wanted to share with all of you the evolution and changes on my tanks of the last months. Past year, had these 3 tanks (44g long and 2*7g): The 44g long is doing really well, fish and plants seems to chill and thrive. Now has 6 honey gourami, 2 pygmy gourami, 12 peppered corys, 10 pygmy corys, 5 otos, 5 chili rasboras, 8 adults endlers (and sons), 5 amano and 1 blue ram. The blue ram is the last to join the community. He is quite inquisitive and social, even shoals with the gourami. Really happy about the way everyone chill and interact without chases or nippings. The ratio of endlers fry that survive is really high, every 3 weeks I give like 60-80 of them to LFSs. IDK if this is sustainable, maybe will rehome adult endlers in some months, and add a bigger group of pygmy gouramis and chilli rasboras. About the nano tanks, one had 4 CPD with shrimps and the other only shrimps. CPD were happy with very nice colours, but wanted to increase numbers and space for them as felt it was not enough. So, as there is a local glassworker who make custom and cheap tanks, asked for a 15g long to maximize space vs water volume. Now they are 11 CPD + 1 emerald rasbora (LFS error) with blue, yellow, cherry and jellyfish shrimp. Also wanted to try and emersed set up, it has been more difficult but with a very rewarding result! Also did kind of a DIY light support with fisherman cable, just in case anyone is interested! Used tape to make a lateral cover just to block light to reach the coach area. What about the 2*7g tanks? Stored 1 of the 7g for quarantine/hospital reasons... And the other? Used the last space possible without breaking with gf to take home 'el pintor' (the painter) today. He is a betta, I felt in love with him at first sight 1 month ago. Everytime i went to the LFS, there he was lying on his side and waking up to salute. He is super inquisitive, doesn't scares of anything and even eat from my finger! Also catches amanos and snails but up to date, without any bite (yet). Here a video. Cheers guys and stay safe!
  25. I was looking at my betta today and noticed his scales looking strange.
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