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Nitrogen Cycle

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Many Betta breeders, as well as some pet owners, do not think about the Nitrogen Cycle because most of these people are changing 90-100% of their fishes water every few days. Even if you are one of those doing the refular water changes, it is not a bad idea to understand what the …

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Water

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Your water, its parameters and quality, are going to be the biggest factor in breeding quality bettas. Here is a collection of everything relating to water.. from the use of RO to the Nitrogen cycle. I will have more information here soon.. but check out the articles under this heading we have already …

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Disinfection

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Many disinfectants are used alone or in combinations (e.g., hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid) in the health-care setting. These include alcohols, chlorine and chlorine compounds, formaldehyde, glutaraldehyde, ortho-phthalaldehyde, hydrogen peroxide, iodophors, peracetic acid, phenolics, and quaternary ammonium compounds. Commercial formulations based on these chemicals are considered unique products and must be registered with EPA …

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Mycobacteria

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas  under construction.. What is Mycobacteria? Mycobacteriosis is a disease caused by several  bacterial species within the genus Mycobacterium.  Some of these bacteria can cause serious diseases in humans.  The species that cause Mycobacteriosis in fish are referred to as non-tuberculous bacteria. They do not tend to cause major disease in normal and healthy people.  Non-tuberculous mycobacteria are …

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