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  1. BettaBliss

    Planning For New Betta. Three Days Of Fasting Okay? Or Auto Feeder?

    Hello! I am planning on getting another betta. I will only be able to feed it Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and every other Saturday. Should I get an auto feeder, or will the fasting be okay? I want what is best for my fish. Thanks! (The fish will be upstairs at my dads house and I am...
  2. BettaBliss

    What Is On My Betta/cycle Failure!

    Pictures attached. Is this a fungas? Please let me know what to do and what I should buy. This guy is in a divided 10 gallon tank with another betta on the other side of the divider and 2 nerite snails. This tank was only started about 3 weeks ago using a filter from a friend's established tank...
  3. BettaBliss

    How Much Should You Feed A Betta?

    Hello! I had read that an adult betta should get 3 pellets a day when being fed the omega one pellets. I rotate each day from frozen brine shrimp (5-8 shrimp per betta) and then the next day 3 pellets per betta. Is this enough food? I saw some people recommending 6+ pellets per betta each day on...
  4. BettaBliss

    Aqueon Pro 50w Heater Not Working Well

    Hey guys! My family got a new betta and we instantly cycled the tank using seachem stability as well as a sponge filter from an established tank. We found a perfect guy yesterday so we brought him home. I set up the heater last night, I set it to 79F, and put the betta in the tank because I...
  5. BettaBliss

    Is Our Betta For Sure A Male?

    Hello guys! Our family got our first betta for our divided ten gallon tank. It said on his cup that he is a boy. Is he for sure a boy? We want to make sure we know the sex of this fish for sure before we getting the betta for other other side (we dont want to end up with a female on one side and...
  6. BettaBliss

    Which Sponge Filters And Air Pump For 10 Gallon Divided Betta Tank?

    Hello! I am planning a 10 gallon divided betta tank with two bettas. I want to have a filter on each side, but I plan use only one air pump. Should I use the Whisper 10 or Whiper 20 air pump? Which of these sponge filters should I get for each side of the tank? Small Sponge Filters Ideal for...
  7. BettaBliss

    Best Heaters For 10 Gallon Divided Betta Tank?

    Hey guys! After my betta, Arctic, passed in December 2017, I became inactive on this forum. Now, my dad has expressed that he would love a divided 10 gallon betta tank in our home and I am overjoyed! I plan on purchasing the Life With Pets black tank divider with holes. I understand that we will...
  8. BettaBliss

    Can I Get Another Betta?

    My Betta fish just died after 10 days of treatment for his columnaris/hole forming in his body. I was very attached to him and I want to get another fish. Is there anything I have to do to his tank? Will the other fish catch what he had? I want to go get another Betta tomorrow. I've found that...
  9. BettaBliss

    Should I Get More Nerite Snails?

    I had 2 nerite snails in my 10 gallon betta tank. I have an Aqueon glass lid with a plastic side that you can cut to fit the filter. Both snails (over a period of 5 months) escaped by climbing up the filter intake tube, and died by climbing down the tank and onto the floor. I almost never see...
  10. BettaBliss

    Is My Betta Dying?

    My betta has been laying on the bottom of the tank more and more over the past 2 weeks. Now he lays almost flat on the bottom. He has no tank mates. He did have a nerite snail as a tank mates, but the snail died three days ago because he escaped (even though I have a lid on the tank) I tested...
  11. BettaBliss

    Please Help Me Get My Tank Looking Nice

    I've had my 10 gallon betta tank since January and I am at wit's end with trying to aquascape. I started with just 2 fake plants as a temporary thing until I converted my tank to a planted tank is April. In April I purchased quality plants from Planted Aquriums Central and they all slowly died...
  12. BettaBliss

    Trying New Fish Food?

    I have a betta and I feed him Omega One Betta Buffet Pellets, frozen brine shrimp and frozen bloodworms. I saw the Bug Bites tropical pellets for small fish at Petco today. The ingredients looked okay to me, but I am no expert. Are the Bug Bites good quality? I would like to go back and buy them...
  13. BettaBliss

    Changing Filters. When Can I Remove The Old Filter?

    I have had a Tetra Whisper PF10 filter (with a water bottle baffle) on my 10 gallon betta tank since it was started in January. I recently decided that I want to switch to a sponge filter because my nerite snail keeps escaping by climbing up the outside of the intake tube. So 3 days ago I put a...
  14. BettaBliss

    Would These Plants Work Out Well?

    I want to get a plant package from Planted Aquariums Central for my 10 gallon betta tank. This is the package i want to purchase: 10 gallon live aquarium plant package I have a Finnex Stingray light and have normal black sand as a substrate. Would any of these new plants need ferts or CO2...
  15. BettaBliss

    My New Crested Gecko!

    Hello! I just adopted my first ever reptile last monday, a 7 year old female crested gecko who I've named "Bluebell." She is spunky and loves hiding in her fake plants! She is housed in an 18×18×24 inch Exo Terra with many fake plants, a nest box, 2 fake bamboo sticks, her food ledge, and a...
  16. BettaBliss

    Floating Plants!

    I am looking to buy floating plants for my betta tank. I have tried dwarf water lettuce and Brazillian pennywort and had no luck keeping them alive. I am looking for hornwort, frogbit, salvania, or something hardy and similar. I am looking for these plants to be snail-free. Thanks!
  17. BettaBliss

    Super Easy Floating Plants For Betta?

    Could you suggest some floating plants for a 10 gallon betta tank? I have a Finnex Stingray light and I am willing to dose CO2 and/or ferts if necessary. I just want some super hardy floating plants that won't die easily. When I first turned my tank into a planted tank, I purchased Brazillian...
  18. BettaBliss

    Found Nerite Outside Of Tank. Is She Dead?

    I have a 10 gallon betta tank with one Nerite snail. I was gone for a week amd had someone come feed they betta every other day. I came back home today and couldn't find the snail anywhere. After searching every inch of the tank I looked on the ground. She had somehow escaped the tank and was on...
  19. BettaBliss

    Betta Fin Rot Again

    I've had my betta since January and he had mild fin rot when I got him. His fins looked great again after about 1 month. Then, in June (I think) his fins started looking torn again. I tested the water parameters (they were 0 ammonia, 0 nitrites, 5-10 nitrates) and started making my water changes...
  20. BettaBliss

    Bad Luck So Far With Plants. Starting Over?

    I have a 10 gallon betta tank that I turned into a planted tank in April. Since then, my plants have been dying like crazy. I've posted a few threads about it, but I can't seem to keep some of those plants alive. My water is fairly hard, and my parameters are 0 ammonia, 0 nitrites, and 5-10...




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