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Old 07-10-2012, 08:08 PM   #1
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My new betta launches himself like a shark breaking the water surface, I had to lower the water to about 8" because he was jumping at least 3" out of the water. What the heck is he doing?
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Old 07-10-2012, 08:14 PM   #2
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Bettas are known to jump! Sounds to me like he is celebrating being out of a betta cup! Do you not have a lid?
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It sounds like he doesn't want to be in the tank. Could be a possible water quality issue, or maybe he doesn't have enough cover. Is there anything floating in the tank?
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Ohhh yes of course there's a lid! But there's a smallish cutout for a filter I am not using anymore. That's why I felt compelled to lower the water. Guess i should cover thst. Hahaha its just too funny, I swear he looks like a shark!
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It sounds like he doesn't want to be in the tank. Could be a possible water quality issue, or maybe he doesn't have enough cover. Is there anything floating in the tank?
That's another thought I had.
No there's nothing floating. He's been getting 50% pwc daily with prime thanks to the good old nitrogen cycle. Ammonia doesn't go past. 25 though.
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