I'm new to this Web site but find all your posts very helpful. I have my betta in a small container (1/2 gallon). After reading the info on this site, I'm transferring him to a 5-gallon with a heater and filter. My question is what is the best way to acclimate him to the new water temperature? Also, do I need to cycle the tank? When I purchased him a couple weeks ago, the individual at the aquarium store said just use room temperature tap water and treat it with a conditioner and just put him in it. Is this the same for the tank?