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betta splendens

  1. Tank Journals
    Hi, This is my first tank. It is 20l Diversa tank (25cmLx30cmHx25cmD), Chihiros LED A-series 25cm 15W set on 2/7, 50W Eheim Jäger and Eheim Aquacompact 40 with Seachem Purigen. Tank was set up on 8th of March 2016. Plants are: Dwarf Pistia stratiotes, Ceratophyllum demersum, Cladophora...
  2. Fish
    We've had Hawkie, the Betta, for eight months. His friends include three cory cats and three (possibly 4) dwarf plecos. Everyone has been in the same 5.5 gallon tank for at least two months. One day Hawkie stayed under a rock for nearly the whole day, and I knew there must be a toxic air bubble...
  3. Tank Journals
    hello everyone! here are some pictures of my twin betta tanks (odysseus/odie on the left, panda on the right). tanks are 4.1gal rimless low-iron by aquatop. the tanks are currently on blackout due to suspected velvet and i'm planning on moving stuff around once that's been dealt with. i would...
  4. Fish
    After being in my tank for a week, a platy named Panda, started to school with my H. Rasboras. After another week, she started trying to mate with them, which pissed most of them off (the school). I didn't want to continue to watch my pretty little girl get beat up, so against better judgement...
  5. Fish
    Felt sentimental today (I guess, hehe!) and looked through old pictures of my splendens. My two oldest have grown a few cm and are more ragged and less...splendid than they once were, but are still good lookin' dudes! It's worth noticing that my young ("well-bred") salamander HMPK's tail got...
  6. Fish
    I just realized the other day that my betta's dorsal and caudal fins were massively swollen at the ends and have a white sheen to them. It's unfortunate because I am away from home and can't tend to him. I did put some Epsom salts in and a generous amount of betta fix. Does anyone know what...
  7. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I have a wonderful 15 gallon tank with an active community of fishes. Some would argue my tank is a little full, but it is also heavily planted and I'm good at checking & monitoring water chemistry in order to ensure that the population is happy. All my fish are active, even the Betta. My...
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