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FishinaDorm 02-03-2009 08:03 PM

New 10 gallon! yay!
I went today and bought a 10 gallon starter kit! it has a heater, filter, thermometer, hood with lights, and the tank of course. I got some nice silk plants and a little "sunken treasure" hidey hole for my betta! I also got him some freeze dried bloodworms to mix in his diet but once it's done cycling, Fernando gets a new huge home! Spoiled rotten fishy!

Tyyrlym 02-04-2009 07:24 AM

Always nice to hear about a betta getting a good sized home.

enragingchaos 02-04-2009 06:52 PM

Amen! It IS nice to hear about a Betta getting a good sized home!

dramaqueen 02-04-2009 07:06 PM

Good for you! I'm sure Fernando will love his new home and all the good stuff you got to put in it. Be sure to rehydrate the bloodworms before feeding them to him.I bet he'll love them. Oh, yes, he's a spoiled rotten fishy. lol So are mine! hahaa

FishinaDorm 02-04-2009 07:57 PM

So far it looks good, i've tested each day and all the readings are staying very low, and the temperature is staying at around 78-82 mostly about 80, it only gets higher/lower right after the room's heater switches on or off. (i would keep it off all the time but my roommate gets cold then hot then cold so she messes with it all the time)

dramaqueen 02-04-2009 08:04 PM

80 is a good temperature. Roommates can be irritating sometimes. lol

FishinaDorm 02-04-2009 08:45 PM

Indeed, ha. I really want this cycle to finish, but alas, three more weeks >.< Fernando keeps staring out of his little tank at the big one and then i swear he gives me a dirty look like "hey, why am I not in that?" XD

FishinaDorm 02-04-2009 08:46 PM

correction: three more weeks *at best* possibly five more, ugh.

FishinaDorm 02-04-2009 08:58 PM

But really the ammonia's dropping back down pretty well so I don't think it will take too long!

dramaqueen 02-04-2009 09:09 PM

Haahaa. Bettas are so funny. lol He probably IS wondering why he's not in the big one. Well, he's just going to have to be patient! lol

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