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  1. VickyChaiTea

    Teddy Bear Crab Tank Mates? And Other Questions...

    Long time no post! So I have this lil' P. vespertilio Teddy Bear Crab. I've had him for about 3 months and he seems to be doing well. I've narrowed his diet down to dried algae and frozen silversides, which he relishes.   My 1st question is, what can I keep with him, if anything? I'm not looking...
  2. VickyChaiTea

    What Is This Deadly Infection?

    Alright, so, I have been seeing this infection around for a few years... and only in bettas. I first noticed it at work on a few bettas after their bowls had gone uncleaned for too long. It looked like grey patches (not raised patches, like the scales and skin had turned grey) on their fins and...
  3. VickyChaiTea

    Teddy Bear Crab Information

    Ok so... I have been on a quest. For the past few hours I've been trying to find out everything I can about Teddy Bear Crabs. Specifically, Pilumnus vespertilio. It took me like 45 minutes to find the damn things scientific name, and I soon found out there is very little information about...
  4. VickyChaiTea

    Cories For 10Gal Betta Tank?

    Sooooooo I am looking for something to go with my little blue dragon PK in my 10gal. The tanks established- cycled, planted, heated, etc. It's always done well.   I tried otos a while ago... water parameters were perfect in every way, tank was caked in algae, acclimated them sloooowly and by the...
  5. VickyChaiTea

    Two New "rescues"

    Ok, not really rescues more like sympathy buys but... just look at them!   The story, skip ahead if you just wanna see the poor guys. I went to (store will remain unnamed, for the time being) and browsed the bettas. This store usually has all fish BUT bettas in good condition. I saw two...
  6. VickyChaiTea

    Share Your Desert Gobys!

    So, I have recently found out about Desert Gobys and... I want them! Eventually! Specifically C. eremius or C. squamigenus. I've already done some reading about these remarkable fish but I'd like to hear about your experiences with them. And photos!   Do they readily accept dry foods or are they...
  7. VickyChaiTea

    Vickychaitea's Tanks

    Just a spot for progress shots of my taaaaanks. <3   Fluval SPEC   10gal   2gal   2gal   2gal
  8. VickyChaiTea

    My Booyyysss

    Here they are!   This is Scooter, a little rescue. Here he is before and after.   Jacknife <3 He's practically fluorescent.   Colonel Custard. Please excuse the tail damage, his fins are so long they get tattered at times. :(   Anchovy... the magical color changing tail biter. ;___;  ...
  9. VickyChaiTea

    Hello From New England!

    Hey ho, little old me here. I've been looking for a good fish forum to settle down in and this place seems nice.   I keep mostly bettas but I've had all kinds of tanks in the past. So! Expect to see lots of photos eventually of my tanks. :)