TLDR; A betta of mine just passed, and I'm not entirely sure what caused it, so I wanted to see if anyone had ideas so that I can provide better care for my surviving betta.
Tank Parameters: (I'm using test strips, so numbers aren't exact)
Tank size: 5.5 Gal
NitrIte: 0 (or close...
I recently stocked my 10g tank and after about 3 days one of my cories died. As a side note, this is my first aquarium.
So, I let the tank cycle for about 3-4 weeks, it is mildly planted with enough hiding spots. As for the fish, I put together a female betta, a neritina snail...
My PH is at 8.8 and I think it is killing my gourami:frown2:
I just recently set up a 5 gallon quarantine tank- I cycled it using filter media from my 30 gallon. Paramters were good after 3 weeks so I purchased a neon blue Dwarf Gourami on Friday and placed it into the quarantine