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    Not saying that isn't so. And in this case OP is looking to correct the mistake to which I can only say

    All I'm saying is I'm not laughing and I doubt any of the regulars is.
    3 potted plants and 6 strings of plastic do not make a planted tank!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wijnands
    Not saying that isn't so. And in this case OP is looking to correct the mistake to which I can only say

    All I'm saying is I'm not laughing and I doubt any of the regulars is.
    +1 Totally agree.

    I am glad the OP is actively looking for and applying good advice to their situation.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

    A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.

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    I guess laughing was a stupid expression. I am crying at the thought of killing these fish and feel pretty stupid overall. But then again, that's why I came to the experts.

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    Girl, you are NOT the only one accidently mistreating a betta. You are looking to solve the situation and you've got some expert help here.

    Listend to the 10000+ posts people. Don't think we're sniggering here, follow the good advice and you got the best possible chance of correcting this.
    3 potted plants and 6 strings of plastic do not make a planted tank!

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    Know that part of keeping fish is that fish die, It comes with the territory and although we do what we can to prevent it... Ultimately, It is the end of the story.

    Controlling the factors we can [Water parameters, stock compatibility, Appropriate tank sizes & good food] only goes so far... Fish die, It happens.

    BTW - Don't feel stupid, You were simply not informed on how to go about it. Stupid would be having good advice dropped into your lap and not bothering to apply it and we see that here also

    'Experts' does make me laugh though, 'Experience' is just a word for those who have already made those mistakes or if lucky learned from someone elses.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

    A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.

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    Well, we have to call it something, don't we? Would "wisdom" have worked better? :) I'm still a newb at ~8 months in, not counting my childhood.

    And I would never laugh at this situation...I had too much sorrow at my own inexperience not to be sympathetic to someone who truly wants to do good by their fish. I've been there, believe me...and you are VERY lucky that you caught the problem early, so that it can be fixed before anyone dies.
    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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