*Reply from BettaGuru:
It seems to me like the video being posted above isnt being washed by a lot of people what they are just posting questions without watching it which is really kind of aggravating to me. If you can just go ahead and watch the video its designed to give you step-by-step basic care so that you can learn how to care for this fish. Im not really sure how to put it in a nicer way but if you just watch the video right ahead like what the pages that youre on right now you will be totally fine just listen and comprehend the steps.
Caring for your Betta Fish – Hartz
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Hello! In case anyone is new here, I am a freshman at Western Illinois University where I study zoology. I moved in on August 19th of this year, but my pet fish also accompanied me on this new journey. My pet's name is Crush and he is a male betta fish who is just shy of his first birthday. While moving into my new (temporary) home for the year, the inner animal lover inside of me was anxious to get Crush back into his tank. Crush lives in a spacious five and a half gallon tank with a filter, heater, plenty of places to hide, and two snails. After successfully moving into my dorm, and getting Crush moved into his home as well, I began to socialize with the other ladies on my floor. While going from room to room meeting others, I couldn't help but notice a theme of fish bowls housing either a betta fish or a goldfish. While I understand most people want their room to feel more like 'home' by adding (what seems like) a simple pet to their dorm, most people fail to realize the reality of caring for a 'simple' fish. So what's wrong with housing a betta fish in a common one-gallon bowl (or any improper set up)?
1. Small bowls allow for ammonia to build up quickly which can be fatal to a betta fish.Many people think of betta fish as “easy” pets to care for – and it’s true that betta fish care is simpler than caring for, say, a dog or cat. However there are some things all betta owners need to know, and like all pets, betta fish deserve to be cared for properly in order to live long, healthy and happy lives.