The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Suggestions For a 5 Gallon Tank?
View Single Post
Old 07-26-2012, 05:03 PM   #5
Amy9
Algae Grower
 
Amy9's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: western nc
Posts: 92
Send a message via Yahoo to Amy9
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by livingword26 View Post
Betta's are tropical fish. And like all tropical fish, they like clean, warm water. The water should be 76 - 80 degrees. If you don't know what the "nitrogen cycle" is, read the FIRST page of the following link, the second 2 pages are not very accurate:

http://freshaquarium.about.com/cs/bi...rogencycle.htm

Personally, I do think you need a filter for any fish, the only difference between a betta and most other fish, is that it can get some oxygen from the surface. Betta's don't like a lot of flow though, so a small filter would be best. Here is a list of some low light plants. What kind of light do you plant of having?

http://www.aquariumplants.com/Low_Light_Plants_s/25.htm
lol...didn't mean to reiterate, I took too long to post.
Amy9 is offline   Reply With Quote