Thursday, May 5, 2011

S1am's (the 1 is silent) pre-home preperation

1. Preparation/ Water Quality

“Optimally the water for keeping healthy Bettas should be soft, warm, with a neutral to slightly acidic pH”. (I.e. Water movement should be kept to a minimum & power filters should not be used. Water temperature should not be lower than 23.5 c.

· Clean/Sterilise all equipment I.e. stones & tank

· Use tap water and boil to kill bacteria and dechlorinate.

· Put gravel/ stones in tank.

· Add boiling water and allow temp to decrease until it reaches 23.5c

· Position tank/aquarium in area where there is proper light & temperature.

· Allow water to settle for a couple of days.

2. Betta Spendens Aquarium Introduction

· Float sealed bag in aquarium for 15 minutes to allow shipping bag to adjust to the temperature in the aquarium.

· Remove as much water from shipping bag as possible.

· After 15 minutes, add ½ cup of aquarium water to shipping bag until bag is full. ( repeat every 5 minutes)

· Remove filled shipping bag into aquarium I.e. fish included

3. Yumna Abrahams: 3134333 & Jannah Umar: 3118457



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