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  1. #1

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    Hi dear everyone,

    I had an empty 4g tank. When I was in a petshop, I saw this fish in a plastic cup. And decided to get the betta. The tank was ready, it had water inside and working filter. The only missing thing was a heater. I bought the betta and a heater. I think he is a double tail.

    The temperature is 26C (78F) in the tank with the heater. I have also four apple snails, a mussel and one Ancistrus dolichopterus( I do not know the common name of this fish in English, If I translated it directly to English from Turkish, it would be "dwarf thornback" or something. Could you enlighten me?) Actually I want to get an bigger tank and make my betta happier but it is not possible until end of this summer. ( Because I am going to USA this June for work and travel programe )

    I made an weekly feeding schedule and I feed three times a day. Following is my betta's foods:

    Sera Bettagran (every morning)
    Sera FD Artemia Shrimps ( twice a week)
    Sera GVG-Mix( once a week)
    Sera Bloodworm( four times a week)
    Frozen Tubifex( once a week)
    Frozen Black mosquito Larves( once a week)
    Sera Vipan( twice a week)
    Sera Flora( three times a week)

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    Very nice! Sounds like he is eating very well!
    20 gallon with a male betta, neons, glowlights, and red cherry shrimp. (work in progess) Recently added a few LIVE plants and driftwood, Woooohoooo!

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    Nice looking betta!

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    He's gorgeous!

    Nice looking tank!

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    I agree, very nice, he's a pretty boy!...his diet is more varied than mine, LOL

    I would be wary of overfeeding, though, most of us here feed once a day, and sometimes skip feeding for one day altogether
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    I agree, very nice, he's a pretty boy!...his diet is more varied than mine, LOL

    I would be wary of overfeeding, though, most of us here feed once a day, and sometimes skip feeding for one day altogether
    Lol.. I only feed my betta once a day but she sure makes me feel guilty! As soon as I come up to the tank she swims to the front up to where I feed her. She acts like I'm starving her but she's a healthy size.

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    Quote Originally Posted by darkmerlin21 View Post
    Lol.. I only feed my betta once a day but she sure makes me feel guilty! As soon as I come up to the tank she swims to the front up to where I feed her. She acts like I'm starving her but she's a healthy size.
    Ours, too...today is fasting day, he's peering at me from the tank like "what the heck, where's my kibbles??"

    Guilt trip, for sure
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    Lovely tank and indeed, your Betta is a pretty boy!
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    Good looking boy!
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    He's very pretty!

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