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  1. Bettanewbie60
    07-17-2012 07:43 PM - permalink
    Yeah, I just bought a vacuum and turkey baster finally and use it with every partial I do. Gosh, I guess I just hope I'm doing everything right for them. Sometimes the more I read the less confident I get lol. Both Buddy and Bella seem to be doing really well, so I need to trust myself more. Hugs for all your help and kindness!
  2. Bettanewbie60
    07-17-2012 07:27 PM - permalink
    Thanks so much OFL...sorry if it seems a silly question. I would have just posted it in a thread, but I would get so many opinions I would just get confused. I have learned a lot on this forum, but mostly I've learned to ask OFL first. Have a great evening!
  3. Bettanewbie60
    07-17-2012 06:41 PM - permalink
    LOL, yes, besides not eating I was really thrown by the sinking pellets. I thought water density also, but couldn't come up with a reason. DOC's? Are those bacteria levels?
  4. Bettanewbie60
    07-17-2012 06:27 PM - permalink
    Oh, and he was in the 1g bowl first for a day.
  5. Bettanewbie60
    07-17-2012 06:27 PM - permalink
    We just got him day before yesterday, and got him in the new tank last night. When I took him out of the bowl he was in, I put him in his old cup with some of the bowl water...I then emptied some of the cup water and added some of the new water...both waters were same temp and ph as all my tanks, then added him to the new tank. Would a bubble stone help? I still don't understand the pellets sinking..weird.
  6. Bettanewbie60
    07-17-2012 06:11 PM - permalink
    Can you help me please? I have a new betta in 5.5 uncycled tank. Water temp 80, no filter, ph 7.6. He seems to be swimming fine, but won't eat. I have two fake plants in there from my other betta's 5g established tank. Besides not eating, the pellets are sinking? They float in Buddy's 5g, and in Bella's 1g bowl? Please any advice?
  7. Anitax3x
    07-16-2012 07:16 PM - permalink
    Okay. Good to know your tanks are inspiring!
  8. Anitax3x
    07-16-2012 03:21 PM - permalink
    have you ever used sakrete natural play sand? I Bought a bag from home depot to use in my NPT. 50lbs for $6
  9. GorgeousTheBetta
    07-14-2012 04:29 AM - permalink
    wonderful aquariums
    your avatar picture is also beautiful...
  10. Mo
    07-13-2012 03:01 PM - permalink
    Native to creek bottoms

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