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    5 Gallon Tank New betta owner with a messed up cycle

    Hi, I just wanted to update that I put him in his tank on Monday, and he's doing just fine! ^^ thank you for your help!
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    5 Gallon Tank New betta owner with a messed up cycle

    darkcat yes to dechlorinator and yes to acclimation! He also still eating. You're right; maybe he was just stressed. I will try again, thank you mattgirl thank you for your advice! You're probably right I may just be psyching myself out haha I will put him back and try to be consistent with...
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    5 Gallon Tank New betta owner with a messed up cycle

    darkcat thanks for the reply! I did use warm water to fill it like 80 degrees? I guess looking a little more closely it doesn't look cloudy like before, but then that confuses me more. What could cause my fish to breathe heavily?
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    Hello everyone~

    Yeah it's a new problem sadly :,( This was also my first time hearing of them! Basically, 90% marimo moss balls sold in the U.S. (a couple other countries as well but im unsure of which ones) from around January have possibly been contaminated by zebra mussels, an invasive species that can...
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    Hello everyone~

    Hi Barb It's nice to meet you and your bettas! I'm also new, but I just wanted to warn about getting (marimo) moss balls for now. I got some last month and had to take down my tank because of them If you really want to get some now, make sure you inspect for zebra mussels! Yumeko and Stan...
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    5 Gallon Tank New betta owner with a messed up cycle

    Explain your emergency situation in detail. (Please give a clear explanation of what is going on, include details from the beginning of the illness leading up to now) Hello, as the title says, I'm new to the hobby. I actually posted about this situation on the new member thread, so I'll try to...
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    5 Gallon Tank Hello! new member having problems with my first tank

    Thank you all for the warm welcome Norbyland Thank you for the advice! I don't think I have an alkalinity test in my kit; I do have a high ph test though, so I'll try that and see if it yields any results. I'm assuming it's caused by the bleaching, since this didn't happen before, but I'm not...
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    5 Gallon Tank Hello! new member having problems with my first tank

    I'm excited to join the community! Sorry in advance if this is long. This is my first time owning a fish of my own. My mom was given bettas from work as a prize of some sort (I don't know who thought this was a good idea but anyway), so she gave me one! His name is Pastel, and he is a...
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