01-28-2012, 09:24 PM
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Originally Posted by lamberb2
I recently added a betta to my 5 gallon tank, he is the only one in it, and he dosn't like the filter, he goes near it and it sucks him up. The water coming into the top also makes to strong of a current and he wont swim through it. My real problem is the ammonia level, its at a 3, i did a 25% water change today, when should i do another one to continue lowering it for him!!! Please help i dont want him to die!!!!
I used something by NutraFin called "Cycle." I used it according to the directions, poured it directly into the filter though. It's a bacteria starter.
Then I used something called "Prime." It temporarily "fixes" the water so that it is safe. I mean, a full dose only lasts 24-48 hours.
Is there a way to buffer the filter?