Possibly. I do believe I have quite a bit of silica in my water
The filter is an internal filter with sponge media. And yes I have fake plants, but the things in the picture were there from before I added the decor
This stuff has been growing since before I added the decor. And the base of the...
Honestly with a fish like a betta, DON'T RISK IT.
It takes the smallest of things to tear their sensitive fins which leads to major problems and weeks of regrowth.
Opt for smoother gravel, seiryu stones have too many sharp edges.
So this brown gritty thing keeps accumulating in my aquarium. Just cleaned my aquarium and took a picture of it.
I have quite a lot of what I think are diatoms on the side of the tank that gets a little sunlight. I'm guessing it may be related? No matter how much I clean out, more replaces it. I...
Hey there, I stopped using aq salt after 7 days of use. The filter is in a corner and he just stays away from it, so no big deal.
I have started seeing a little improvement at a slow rate, so I'm happy!
Hello! The forum has convinced me that it isn't fin rot and I believe them.
The bowl has no sharp edges so I'm not really worried about that.
He avoids the filter area because the flow gets to him there. He doesn't like it.
And I'm not sure if the gravel can harm him. I could remove it if you...
A quick update, guys. I removed the decorations entirely in case they were causing the fin damage. Now I just have an upturned diy bowl cave which floats close to the surface. He loves to hide in it and eat there.
Fins seem to be getting worse. There are more large tears now. Not sure what to...