What's wrong with my Betta?

Discussion in 'Fish Disease' started by Biocube, Jul 22, 2013.

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  1. Biocube

    Biocube Giant Squid

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    Water change every month, that might be the issue
     
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    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    1-3 years is about average for bowl dwellers. Bowls like nano's can be tricky.As John has stated good maintenance on a bowl or a larger system with filtration is key. They can on rare occasions live up to 10 years.;)
    Good luck.
     
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    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I would go no longer than weekly and no less than 50%.

    BTW what is the temperature of the tank. Bettas are tropical fish and need to be in temps around 78 degrees.
     
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    Biocube Giant Squid

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    We keep the apartment at 78, think I might get a bigger tank with water flow, heater and colorful rocks. ;)
     
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    Vinnyboombatz Giant Squid

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    Just be carefull about adding flow.These fish live in stagnant pools and aren't equipped to handle it.
     
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    Good call, I added a 750gph power head to his 1 gallon tank. ;) JK

    I was going to use a simple air pump and stone to create a small amount of flow.