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Betta caresheet

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Betta caresheet

Aquariadise article: Treating fin rot

Many aquarists encounter it at some point: fin rot. An annoying fish disease, but luckily definitely not the worst thing that can happen to your fish. In most cases, it should clear right up if you take the right measures!

Find out how to treat (and prevent) fin rot on Aquariadise here.

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PS.The photo was provided by the fish blogger who went by theblondeaquarist – anyone know if they left entirely or just changed their URL? I would like to credit properly.

Aquariadise article: Keeping fancy goldfish in…

Did you know fancy goldfish can be kept in ponds just like their common goldfish cousins? You might need to adapt your pond a little, but it’s a great way to give your goldies access to more space – during the summer or year-round.

You can find everything you need to know about keeping fancy goldfish in ponds on Aquariadise here.

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Photo by @goldfishgalaxy

Aquariadise article: Aquarium driftwood

Driftwood is a great addition to your aquarium: it gives a natural look and helps imitate the natural habitat of many fish species. But how do you use it? And what types are there?

You can find everything you need to know about aquarium driftwood on Aquariadise here!

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Photo: FABULOUS_FULL FRONTAL by Gergely Hideg

Caresheet: Red Claw Crab | Perisesarma bidens

Crabs are a fun and uncommon aquatic pet to keep, but unfortunately many still die a premature death due to the many myths about their care floating around. Did you know red claw crabs actually need access to a large land area as well as brackish water instead of fresh?

You can find everything you need to know about red claw crab care on Aquariadise here.

PS: Invert lovers, don’t forget to join the crab party over at the Aquariadise invert keepers FB page!

Photo: meanandpinchy

Aquariadise article: Aquarium filter 101 | Typ…

If you’re just setting up your first tank or want to buy a new filter, things can be slightly confusing. With all the filter types out there, which is best for your aquarium?

Find out all the different types of filters on Aquariadise here!

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Photo: Garnelenbecken: Station 3 by grafzahl

I need your help!

As has been requested multiple times, I’m working on an article on wild Bettas. However, I’m having a LOT of trouble finding images and videos of the 9 species that I want to discuss. PLEASE tag anyone you know who keeps one of the following, or if you keep them myself let me know if I can use your photo (with credit, of course):

Betta brownorum

Betta albimarginata

Betta mahachaiensis

Betta imbellis

Betta picta

Betta hendra

Betta macrostoma

Betta unimaculata

Betta pugnax

Let’s put wild Bettas in the spotlight ♥

Aquariadise article: Betta food & feeding

If you’ve just gotten your first Betta, the choice in foods might be a little intimidating. There’s flakes, pellets, frozen, freeze dried… but what works best?!

Find out all about betta foods and feeding your Betta on Aquariadise here!

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Photo: betta buddy by brycegandy

Aquariadise article: Floating plants | Benefit…

When thinking of aquarium plants, floating plants might not be the first thing you think of. They can be a great addition to your tank, though! Many fish species love the extra cover and fast-growing plants also help remove nitrates.  

Find out all about floating aquarium plants on Aquariadise here

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My late Oranda baby Leon is a model! Elizabeth…

My late Oranda baby Leon is a model! Elizabeth from InkSplatKat on Etsy sent me a very nice e-mail asking whether I had any fish photos she might use as an example for her pet portrait commissions, so of course I had to send over a few snaps of this handsome orange fella. 😙