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How To Euthanize A Betta Fish, Simple Easy Techniques

Is your betta fish very sick to the extent that you feel that it is suffering? Keeping fish in an aquarium in your home or office is an exciting venture. You get used to caring for your fish to the extent that you are bonded to it. When your fish falls sick, the first course of action …

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How To Cure Bored Betta Fish Blues

Although it probably has only been a few weeks since that “love at first sight” moment at the pet store, you can probably tell by the look in your betta fish’s eye that the honeymoon stage is quickly coming to a close. Now that your betta has successfully claimed all of the new territory inside …

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Heat Pack Info

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Some additional information I found on the web on heat packs.  20 hour UniHeat heat packs are great for airport to airport shipping where the transit time is less than 15 hours. 20 hour heat packs get the hottest of the 5 varieties.Popular with fish shipments since it takes more energy to heat water. 30 hour …

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Heat Packs and Shipping

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas When shipping in the colder winter months, shippers often will use a heat pack. Most people assume the heat pack will keep fish a nice and even temperature in the box during shipping. The reality is those heat packs get hot and peak at certain temps and last a fixed period of time. …

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Shipping Fish to Shows

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Before you ship you will need to get a few things together. You will  need bags and an insulated box. Handy to have is the cut off top of a 2 liter bottle cut off, a 1/3 measuring cup and a cup or jar. Depending on the season you may also need heat …

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Shipping

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Many people fine it odd that Bettas are shipped from buyer to seller and to and from shows. Because bettas are air breathers they actually are easier to ship than fish that get their oxygen from their water. As long as a few conditions are met, Bettas ship just fine and can be …

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Egg Yolk for Fry

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Too make egg yolk easy to use all you need are an ice cube tray, one egg, and a mister from any cheep dollar store. 1 Hardboil and egg. 2 smash just the yolk in to two cups of water. 3 stir and poor into the icecube trays, freeze it. 4 take one ice cube and …

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Links to Nutrition Articles

Calcium and Minerals Effect of Calcium and Phosphorus on Growth

Salmon Mix

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas I am playing around with a DIY recipe as I am not happy about the preservative I am finding in most fish foods on the market today. Many people that make DIY fish food use beef heart as a base. I have been doing some reading and have found that the beef heart …

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Guide to Formulating Homemade Fish

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas All this information and more can be found at the web site for All Natural Pet Care. Makin’ It NaturalA DIY Guide to Formulating Homemade Fish Food By Melody P. McKinnon The first argument we hear against making our own fish food is surely perpetuated by the pet food industry – what if …

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