Your betta needs this time to slowly adjust to the temperature, pH level, and mineral hardness of the water in the tank. If you rush these steps and do not give your betta time to acclimate to the water, it will be harmful to the fish’s health.
How do I transfer my betta fish to a new tank?
Can I use tap water for betta fish?
Tap water is a reliable as it’s constant and affordable water source. On average tap water tends to have good enough pH levels and mineral levels for a betta.
What is new tank syndrome?
New Tank Syndrome is a term used to describe problems that occur due to the build-up of invisible, toxic compounds in an aquarium. It gets its name as the issue is most likely to occur when your filter is maturing when starting a new aquarium.