The ‘Filters’ Category

Reduce Filter Current for your Betta

Even mild filter current can become a nuisance for a betta fish who have large heavy fins and are notoriously slow swimmers compared to other small aquarium fish. It can be challenging for betta keepers to find a balance between enough current to keep the water clean and cycling, yet gentile enough to allow their [...]

Betta Fish and Filter Current

IMG_4794, originally uploaded by Bassline Audio Visual. Q: M wrote: WOW I have to say that your website is quite the place to find the answers your looking for so thank you so much in helping people find the right answers to keep their wonderful fish alive and well! I was wonder now if you [...]

Installing an Air Stone

Betta Bubble Maker, originally uploaded by devroka. Q: MS wrote, I recently rescued a Betta fish from being the leftover of a center piece at a wedding and I just setup a tank for the little guy in my apartment. I purchased 1.5 gallon tank and the tank came with an airstone system in it. [...]

Even Filtration in a Divided Tank

Were big bettas, originally uploaded by liyah73. Q: NB wrote, I’m setting up a divided 10 gal for my two males. I have a store bought mesh tank divider, which should work fine but I’m afraid the filter is only going to clean one side of the tank. The holes in the mesh are so [...]