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post #11 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-05-2012, 10:33 PM
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Age? 21
How many years total have you kept fish? 10+
How many years have you kept bettas? 10
How many years since you first started keeping fish? 12

How many tanks do you have? 5
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? no
What are the main types of fish you keep? betta :)
other pets? 1 corn snake, 1 cockatiel, and hopefully a bunny this summer

u like snails? yes! I have many
shrimp? yes!
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? In the past yes
Like em? yes!

How did you discover Bettafish.com? Looking for betta breeding info
How long have you been here? ummm 4-5 months?
Like it? LOVE IT

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? I think it is cool but I like more of the odd ball names

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post #12 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-06-2012, 05:59 AM
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How many years total have you kept fish? 1 year
How many years have you kept bettas? too many
How many years since you first started keeping fish? since I was little like 8 years old.

How many tanks do you have? 5
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? yes, the dining room, lol :P we dont even use it anymore
What are the main types of fish you keep? Bettas
other pets? 1 dog

u like snails? no
shrimp? no
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? ya!
Like em? Love em
How did you discover Bettafish.com? typin random stuff in the addressbar :P
How long have you been here? a year
Like it totally!

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? I dont like it too much, ive done it...

Age? 26

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post #13 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-06-2012, 06:08 AM
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Location: UK
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Age? 20
How many years total have you kept fish? 5
How many years have you kept bettas? 3
How many years since you first started keeping fish? 5years 6months and 4days...to be precise :P

How many tanks do you have? 4 including a hospital tank
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? I am in the process of building it
What are the main types of fish you keep? Betta's, platys, guppies, cories, tetra's.
other pets? One dog eve!(see diary of a dog lover for more info :P )

u like snails? Yes
shrimp? Yes
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? Yes
Like em? Yes

How did you discover Bettafish.com? Looking for betta fish forums
How long have you been here? A month? 2 maybe?
Like it? Yeaaaaaaa

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses?
I like the names apollo and artemis, but have called my danio's that before so I wouldn't use greek gods/goddeses names again as it was too hard to remember :P

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Proud mum of : Gandalf, Lily,(ohm bettas)
Pineapple (male betta)
Jade, Indigo (hm bettas)
a few platys, a few guppies,
a few shrimp,
and whatever else sneaked into my tank while I wasnt looking

If it moves. . .BITE IT!!!


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post #14 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-06-2012, 09:15 AM
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Age? Old
How many years total have you kept fish? near 50 years
How many years have you kept bettas? on and off for the 50 years-but working on special line for the past 12-13 years


How many tanks do you have? about 20-not counting the small tanks

Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? yes

What are the main types of fish you keep? Betta, Angelfish, Florida Flag fish, long fin albino pleco, fancy tail guppies, Neon tetra, gold and silver long fin Danios, Red cherry shrimp and the yellow color morph, marble crayfish, MTS, pond snails, ramshorn snails and about 16 different species of live plants.

other pets? Lots of animals on our farm/working cattle ranch, 30 cats, 4 dogs, lots of chickens, Limousine cattle and a horse.

u like snails? yes
shrimp? yes
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? yes
Like em? yes

How did you discover Bettafish.com? web search
How long have you been here? a few years
Like it? yes

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? I don't name my fish....too many to name....
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post #15 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-06-2012, 09:58 AM Thread Starter
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lol, too many to name, that made me smile :D

thanks everyone for answering!
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post #16 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-06-2012, 10:09 AM
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[QUOTE=Pogthefish;1070338]This ones a bit more official. answer as many or as few as you like :D
Age? 20
How many years total have you kept fish? all my life, my parents had tanks while I was growing up and I always helped and took an interest in their care.
How many years have you kept bettas? nearly 2 months.
How many years since you first started keeping fish? 16 if you don't include the 4 years I didn't have any.
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How many tanks do you have? 2, one 15g one 8gal that's empty.
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? no.
What are the main types of fish you keep? tetra, cory and bettas. Would love a Cichlid tank soon.
other pets? 2 cats.

u like snails? love em!
shrimp? I like em but never owned them.
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? yep.
Like em? love em! Have become rather defensive of my little neons.

How did you discover Bettafish.com? google.
How long have you been here? 3 months nearly?
Like it? yeah! One of the best forums out there.

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? I'm not a Greek lover. I prefer Asian names or welsh names. My betta is named after a character from an anime, the kittens (Corys) have traditional cat names, my snail is named after the character from assassins creed.

Gone AWOL....
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post #17 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-06-2012, 10:27 AM
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Age? 38
How many years total have you kept fish?
about 3
How many years have you kept bettas? 3
How many years since you first started keeping fish? on and off for 20 years

How many tanks do you have? 10
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? not really, my tanks are scattered throughout my house
What are the main types of fish you keep? only bettas
other pets? 2 cats, 1 horse

How did you discover Bettafish.com? searching online for betta info
How long have you been here? 5mo, though appears shorter b/c I had to change my username and start new acct
Like it? Definitely

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post #18 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-06-2012, 10:34 AM
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This ones a bit more official. answer as many or as few as you like :D
Age? 24
How many years total have you kept fish? Less than one. (still new)
How many years have you kept bettas? Less than one.
How many years since you first started keeping fish? Less than one.

How many tanks do you have? 2
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? No, they live with me.
What are the main types of fish you keep? Currently just a Double Tail. Hoping for some Halfmoon Plakats soon.
other pets? 2 cats.

u like snails? Yes!
shrimp? Yes!
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? Not yet.
Like em? Eh, they're so-so for me.

How did you discover Bettafish.com? Paniced after my first fish was sick.
How long have you been here? 2 months (3 months if you count lurking hahaha).
Like it? Love it.

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? I don't see the harm in that. Some really good names would come out of it.
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post #19 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-06-2012, 05:09 PM
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Age?19
How many years total have you kept fish?
Since i was born. got my own at 5 though. Just started with bettas.
How many years have you kept bettas?
about a day? lol
How many years since you first started keeping fish?
14.

How many tanks do you have?
one
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what?
just my one tank for now.
What are the main types of fish you keep?
just my one betta right now. used to have all kinds though. barbs, mollies, guppies, silver dollars...
other pets?
a dog

u like snails?
yeah
shrimp?
sure
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever?
kept em a few times
Like em?
not really

How did you discover Bettafish.com?
googled betta. lol.
How long have you been here?
a day. xD
Like it?
yus!

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses?
ZIts alright. i name them for their qualities. Cosmo fits my boy. xD

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post #20 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 01:03 AM
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Location: Virginia, USA
Posts: 2,450
Age? 23
How many years total have you kept fish? 7
How many years have you kept bettas? 5
How many years since you first started keeping fish? Wait. What is the difference between this and the 2nd Q?

How many tanks do you have? 5
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? Kinda. My room has all my tanks. Will be getting a fish room when I move
What are the main types of fish you keep? Betta, goldfish, koi, loaches
other pets? 2 cats, 2 dogs, and a boyfriend

u like snails? I <3 MTS
shrimp? Dunno, they taste good, tho
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? Working on finding wild caught Brazilian cardinal tetras
Like em? Cardinal tetra are the prettiest wild fish; however as a whole I find characidae rather boring.

How did you discover Bettafish.com? Found it through TFK. Took me a while to realize this was a separate communnity lol!
How long have you been here? Since I started on TFK so Aug 2011?
Like it? You bet!!

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? I've done it before. My mom's first betta was named Neptune (well roman, but still). I taught her proper care. We both started with WalMart bettas in 5 gal tanks. My naming scheme kinda follows the rule of anything goes!

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