Step 1: Housing your betta
Step 2: Heating
Many people keep bettas without heaters. These fish are prone to stress and even death because the temperature is not kept stable.
The temperature should be about 26c (78.8 f).
Step 3: Filteration
Step 4: Cycling
Read my instructable on cycling (coming soon).
for now this page will give you all the cycle info.
Step 5: Adding the fish
2. Add 1 cup of your cycled aquarium water to the bag/container.
3. Wait 10 minutes.
4. Gently net the fish into the aquarium and discard the bag/container water.
Step 6: Maintanace and tips
# Feed a good quality betta food with over 40% protein.
# Wash the filter cartridge in old tank water monthly
# Never replace the filter cartridge even if it tells you to. The cartridge contains good bacteria.