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Do I Need to Clean the Gravel in My Aquarium?

If you are just starting to get your feet wet in terms of aquarium keeping, you probably know that you need to do weekly water changes, but you may not know everything included in weekly tank maintenance. During your water change, you should take the time to vacuum the gravel, shift decorations frequently, and clean the filter media. Cleaning the …

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Can Betta Fish Go Blind?

While most people know that fish can become sick from fungus or bacteria, a fish going blind doesn’t cross every fish keeper’s mind. How would you even go about caring for a blind fish? What are some of the major obstacles? And, most importantly, can they go blind, and if so, how? Betta fish can become blind due to a …

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How Long Can a Betta Fish Live?

Despite being an incredibly popular fish, there are many mistruths and misunderstandings surrounding bettas, and one of these is their lifespans. Some people say bettas normally live 3-6 months, others boast about their betta who lived for 8 years, and others say 1-2 years is average. So, which of these is true? To put it bluntly, none of the above …