There is a debate on whether or not a filter is needed in a Betta tank. For larger tanks, especially those with other fish or live plants we recommend using a filter. If you have a very small tank then you don't really need a filter for it. Canister filters are becoming increasingly popular and this article will help you find the perfect one for your tank. Why Should I Have … [Read more...] about Choosing the Right Canister Filter for Your Betta Fish Tank
Ruth wrote: This is a fairly long story here but I feel it is very important. Please bear with me. I am fairly new at this betta obsession. I have been at it a little over a month now. It was not something I decided to do on my own. I, in fact, am one of the people who received a betta in a bowl gift. Not having a clue on how to care for the little guy, I started … [Read more...] about Bettas & Filters. My experience – Negative Results.
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 to swim comfortably and eat their food without it … [Read more...] about Reduce Filter Current for your Betta