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Choosing a Substrate for a Betta Tank

Miles with Glass Fish Originally uploaded by Unkoine. Q: TI wrote, What is the best substrate to use in a Betta tank? A: There is more than one answer to your question because, truthfully, it depends. There are a variety of substrates out there ranging from fine sand to gravel to rocks or marbles. Choosing [...]

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Gill Tissue and Hyperplasia in Betta Fish

305px-Bettaflare Originally uploaded by armchainmstenw. Q: SC wrote, We have a betta who has been living happily in a community tank. About four weeks ago, he started to get a bit off colour and seemed to spend a lot of time resting on the pump. About ten days ago we noticed that he was holding [...]

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Turning your Aquarium Hobby into a Business: An Interview with Carl Strohmeyer

Carl’s Family at Fish Lake, Utah. It’s not that unusual, as a serious aquarist, to think about turning our hobby into a business especially as we consider the hours spent doing water changes, acclimating fish and perched outside our tanks with camera in hand waiting for that perfect shot. Certainly, if you’ve calculated the dollars [...]

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Glossary: Water Parameters

Red Originally uploaded by bikeracer. Glossary: Water Parameters When your Betta is sick and you turn to a seasoned aquarist for advice, whether it be at your local fish store, an online web forum, or aquarium club; one of the first things you will be asked is for information on your water parameters. We throw [...]

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