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Old 02-15-2012, 09:10 PM   #1111
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I can't tell you how happy I am that I don't have to pay a water bill where I live!
Me either!! I'm in a condo complex!
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:14 PM   #1112
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Me either!! I'm in a condo complex!
It will be a bit of a sad trade off when I can buy a house. More room for bigger tanks, but I will have to pay for all that water...
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You gasp every time someone shoots a fish tank in a movie haha
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There was a yellow tang in a maybe 30 gallon tank on an episode of Law and Order earlier this week and I got very angry.
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Haha I did that today and teacher was like: who are texting this time?? I'm like AA!!!
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:56 PM   #1116
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I can't tell you how happy I am that I don't have to pay a water bill where I live!
I only have to pay for excess water but Ouch! It still hurts! I've started using rain water for my clothes washing so I have more town water for the fish! Lol

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Why do they turn color blue? My betta's water was blue too.. They add dye to it??
Its a blue med used to perk up the bettas so they don't look so dead in their cups. Its not to dye the water.

When you are considering where to move to and you have to consider the likelihood of being able to move your tanks there. I am reluctant to go to Alaska because I don't know how I would get all the fish there!
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When you get mad when you discover that petsmart dyed the water in your new bettas cup blue!
A. The blue is NOT medicine
B. the water conditioner for the Bettas is in tablet form and contains blue dye
C . The blue color is so the fish don't stress out seeing each other all the time AND so they don't feel so exposed. It is for their comfort level

I worked there. If someone wanted to see a Betta in clear water, I would put it in clear water. Dividers don't work for Bettas and then they really can't be separated. Much more stressful !!
I used to put the cups along the tanks so they were well away from each other.

Hanging things inside the tanks won't work. My store had WIDE lips on the tanks to keep fish from jumping and suction cups would not be secure enough. PLUS kids would have tried to put them together or dump them in tanks.

Ours at least sold fast and I always recommended 2.5g with a heater if possible. I hated the tiny kits.

So hate the size of the cup, but not the blue water.
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A. The blue is NOT medicine
B. the water conditioner for the Bettas is in tablet form and contains blue dye
C . The blue color is so the fish don't stress out seeing each other all the time AND so they don't feel so exposed. It is for their comfort level

I worked there. If someone wanted to see a Betta in clear water, I would put it in clear water. Dividers don't work for Bettas and then they really can't be separated. Much more stressful !!
I used to put the cups along the tanks so they were well away from each other.

Hanging things inside the tanks won't work. My store had WIDE lips on the tanks to keep fish from jumping and suction cups would not be secure enough. PLUS kids would have tried to put them together or dump them in tanks.

Ours at least sold fast and I always recommended 2.5g with a heater if possible. I hated the tiny kits.

So hate the size of the cup, but not the blue water.
Good to know about PetSmart. I do know some stores use a solution including methyl blue in their betta cups to perk up the bettas and hopefully keep them alive longer, I assumed PetSmart was one of those stores. Thanks for setting the record straight.
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Haha I did that today and teacher was like: who are texting this time?? I'm like AA!!!
Theyre gonna start thinking you mean Alcohoics Anonymous.. Lol
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