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Dec 14, 2015 - Jardin Fish Aquarium Mini Cylinder Soft Sponge Water Filter, Black, 2
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Dear Christie F,
I am so worried about my male veil-tail betta fish….I need help! First of all, I bought him from a PetCo and he was the most active one there, swimming in his little cup. It has been a little over 6mos. now and I recently noticed he has been VERY lethargic. He won’t swim around, never flares his fins. Only if I tap on his glass or shake the bowl will he stir. But after a few seconds of swimming, he’ll just float to the top or stay at the bottom, motionless. He lives in a 1gal fishbowl with no filtration, some fake plants, fake mini coral reef, and a heater. Twice I have found him floating on his side on a plant, and on one occasion he was at a diagonal angle at the top of his bowl. Other than that, he seems fine. I haven’t tested his Ammonia and pH levels (because my dad says he doesnt wanna buy a testing kit), but I do use Betta Water Conditioners and I have always assumed that it would soak up all the bad stuff.
The filter I use which I think is a good mini fish tank filter is the Rio Mini 90 Internal Power Filter and I have a full review of it here: .
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Probably the original king of the aquarium kit, Tetra products have come in bundles for as long as I can remember. When I was young, my father kept fish for years, often taking advantage of these deals. This is the standard 20 gallon size can comes in three variations — Color Fusion, Standard, and GloFish. This kit includes a made in the U.S. glass tank, LED light hood, Tetra Mini UL heater, Tetra Whisper 20 filter, an artificial Boxwood plant mat, and four artificial plants. All you need is and, of course, fish. The beauty of these large tanks is that you can really design a killer habitat. Hidom Mini Desktop Aquarium Fish Tank 15 Litre with Filter and Water pump
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Photo provided by FlickrIf you are looking for a mini tank filter for your betta or small fish tank here are few things you should consider:
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However, there are a lot of other mini betta fish filter options available. Below you will find 5 mini fish filter models along with the aquarium capacity for each mini filter.Doesn’t matter how good your filtration is, the end result is always the same: nitrates. Unless you have nitrate-absorbing filter media, only partial water changes with low to no nitrates will reduce them significantly, giving your fish a breath of fresh air—so to speak. No matter how light the biological load is, you can’t get away with monthly water changes and expect healthy fish. Nitrate poisoning will kill and add even more nitrates to the water (from the carcasses), in addition to causing mini cycles.I have a half-moon betta with very long fins? You may want to set up a betta fish tank without filter. Or, maybe use a Sponge filter for betta tank which are great for small aquariums. A sponge filter will keep water movement to a minimum if tearing fins is a concern.Hallo from Brussels.
I have a pond (5m/5m/1,5m) with KOI in my garden (in the middle of the city) with filter and pump. It came with the house when I bought it. I never had any experience with ponds or fish. They are doing well (10 years)
However, I love your approach and want to try it. First adding lots of plants and then gradually diminishing the pumping and filtring.
The bottom slopes from a depth of 5 cm to 1,5m. There is ample room, rocks and pebbles to have many more plants than I do.
Two questions:
1. can’t you really tell something more about the kinds of plants that are most efficient for nitrates etc…. I understand it depends on the climate, but not even something about the genera?
2: my KOI eat the waterlilies. alternative to provide shade in summer?Use this aquaponics kit with the Mini Fish Farm™. It consists of a unique aquaponics tray that allows the growth of lettuce, herbs, flowers and other crops in the same tank as the fish. This interaction between animals and plants provides the opportunity to study and observe a more natural eco-system. The tray is designed to float within the tank, covering one half of the water’s surface. It is capable of growing up to 24” plants. Special screening protects plant roots from foraging fish and the design provides proper tray height above the water. Kit includes two heavy-duty ABS plastic trays, screening, twenty-four 2" net pots, twenty-four 3¼" net pots, zip ties, twenty-four Rockwool cubes and complete instructions. Ships Oversize. Made in the USA. The Aquaponics Refill Kit (CK50R) includes net pots, growing cubes and cable ties.