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Post by ownedbycats on Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:24 pm

Well, I caved.  I was going to put something new in the 5 1/2 gallon, maybe expand the CPD school. (in addition to losing Pyr, I now suspect the cat was what was slowly causing my tiny school to shrink.)  But, between family wishes for a friendly fish, and the betta display when I went for food for everyone else, I now have a new addition.  Also, proof that he is happy: This morning I woke up to a giant bubble nest covering a crypt leaf.
I didn't quite get what I wanted, since I wanted a betta with closer to wild type length fins( I hated watching Pyr struggle against even the gentlest currents) But the new one has far less finnage than Pyr, and seems to have few problems swimming, although the danios can lap the tank twice while he's still making his first circuit.
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Post by Starfish on Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:27 pm

Congrats on the new addition. Any pictures yet?
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Post by ownedbycats on Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:28 pm

Forgot his picture.  Here he is:
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Post by Biulu on Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:44 pm

Wow, I love those colours! A very nice fish! I currently have fry of a halfmoon plakat; in about 3 months they should be ready to change homes in case you are interested in a short finned betta.
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Post by Starfish on Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:49 pm

Very striking looking fish. I love those colours too. Wish someone would give me a tank and beautiful fish for free. Awesome!
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Post by ownedbycats on Thu Mar 20, 2014 12:53 pm

Thanks Biulu, if I had another tank available I would say yes in a heart beat.
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Post by goldfishbetalover on Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:55 pm

beautiful colors!!!!!
welcome to the new Betta!!!!
I love those bubbles...means they are content does it not?!
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Post by Sbenson11 on Thu Mar 20, 2014 2:13 pm

Very impressive, I can understand why you caved. Smile

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Post by cephalotus on Thu Mar 20, 2014 3:16 pm

Ooooh I LOVE the blue speckles embedded in the red! Very handsome!
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Post by alexmtl on Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:24 pm

Nice looking fish!
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Post by nyleveiam on Thu Mar 20, 2014 6:34 pm

Wow, he is MUCH prettier than my free fish!!!!!
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Post by Shell on Fri Mar 21, 2014 3:40 pm

Congrats! He is a beauty, for sure! Full of personality, I bet!

@nyleveiam wrote:Wow, he is MUCH prettier than my free fish!!!!!

Awe, now, come on...your new baby absolutely is georgeous!!!!

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