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post #21 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 08:25 AM
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This looks like a job application to Petco. Smartass replies coming up.

Age? - 47
How many years total have you kept fish? - Over 30
How many years have you kept bettas? - 10 (?)
How many years since you first started keeping fish? - 39

How many tanks do you have? - Depends if you mean just active tanks with fish or other creatures in them. Total: 9; Active (includes spiders and snake): 7
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? - My living room is where all my tanks are. But I watch tv etc. here too.
What are the main types of fish you keep? - Bettas
other pets? - 2 dogs, 3 cats, python, 4 tarantulas

u like snails? - Sure, they're great sautéed with garlic and butter. Also good as pets.
shrimp? - Also nice sautéed. Never kept one as a pet.
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? - I used to keep them but not now
Like em? - Sure. Wouldn't have kept them for years if I didn't.

How did you discover Bettafish.com? - Google search for betta care info
How long have you been here? - A few weeks
Like it? - Well, I'm still here aren't I?

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? - I guess if I can name one after a French philosopher, you're allowed to name yours after Greek gods.

Do I get the job boss?

"You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed." - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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Jean-Luc (CT Wild type), Armand (HM Blue Dragon), Voltaire (RT HM Marble), Inconnu (VT blue) Brise (VT Marble), Fleury (Big Ear HMPK), Hugo (Dragon HMPK) and two unnamed females
One dog • Three cats • Four tarantulas • Ball python • Five corys • White Clouds

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post #22 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 08:26 AM
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How many years total have you kept fish? 5 Months. :P
How many years have you kept bettas?2 Months

How many tanks do you have? 2
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? No. I keep them in my bedroom.
What are the main types of fish you keep? Guppies, Rasboras, Bettas, Nerite Snail
other pets? Dog and Hamster.

u like snails? I have one! I love him!
shrimp? Meh.
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? No
Like em? Yep.

How did you discover Bettafish.com? Searching for info on betta care.
How long have you been here? 6 Months
Like it? Heck, Yeah! :D

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? My first ever betta that I got at Christmas was named Hermes. RIP

10 Gallon Tank:
~Countless Pond Snails~1 Espe's Rasbora~1 Harlequin Rasbora~

5 and 5.5 Gallon Tanks:
~empty~

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Many of my scaly friends from my original tank from 2011 have passed, except for two! I am in the process of re-doing my tank. :)
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post #23 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 02:50 PM
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Age? Older than my body
How many years total have you kept fish? 37 ?
How many years have you kept bettas? On and off 37 ?
How many years since you first started keeping fish? 40 ?

How many tanks do you have? 16 tanks and tubs - not including smaller/solitary tanks and tubs
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? Sort of - side of house
What are the main types of fish you keep? Currently Bettas and livebearers
other pets? Now, only birds

u like snails? Not really
shrimp? Yes
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? Yes
Like em? Yes

How did you discover Bettafish.com? random browsing.
How long have you been here? Almost 2 yrs
Like it? definitely

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? Don't bother.
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post #24 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 06:13 PM
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Age? - 17
How many years total have you kept fish? - 11? Not sure.
How many years have you kept bettas? - 1
How many years since you first started keeping fish? - 13 years

How many tanks do you have? - 2 filled, 2 empty, one with snake, more on the way.
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? - My bedroom. >_<
What are the main types of fish you keep? - Betta, moving onto rainbowfish soon though. Sorry betta, I need a challenge. xD
other pets? - ball python, 2 dogs, and all the backyard birds I feed and name.

u like snails? - Following Cattitude, yes they are delish, with garlic butter. nomnom. Not a fan of pet snails, just rabbit snails since they are so different.
shrimp? - I could eat them everyday. Had a few once, going to try some yellow shrimp soon.
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? - Nawh. For a few weeks actually 10 years ago. xD
Like em? - Meh. Probably not going to get any ever, not my cup of tea. I'd go for some emperor or congo tetra, but nothing else.

How did you discover Bettafish.com? - Google!
How long have you been here? - Since last August physically. Mentally a lot longer.
Like it? - Yea, it's a nice little community. I've been spending more time on the parent site TFK lately o-O

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? - I'd never do it but I think it's cool. Slightly overdone perhaps.

taking a break from fish-keeping.
3 lovely male betta still keep me company.
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post #25 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 06:41 PM
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How many years have you kept bettas? One month
How many years since you first started keeping fish? 2 years

How many tanks do you have? 1
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? No, but I take up a lot of space in the dining room.
What are the main types of fish you keep? Bettas . . .
other pets? No

u like snails? Ehh, they don't really do much.
shrimp? Some look really scary (ghost shrimp) but they're ok I guess.
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? No, because they need to be with at least 5 other tetras and I can't name them.

How did you discover Bettafish.com? Searching questions about bettas
How long have you been here? Almost 3 months.
Like it? Yes, but I would like it better if the search engine had more relevant results.

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? Too unoriginal for me. Everyone keeps doing naming their bettas Zeus or Athena and it's kinda annoying.

"Fish should be treated like you would never see them again."

20 gallon betta sorority: Spot,Midnight, Apple, Smokey

Rest in Peace: Glimmer- June 10, 2012
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post #26 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 08:05 PM
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Age? 14.
How many years total have you kept fish? 9.~
How many years have you kept bettas? 7.
How many years since you first started keeping fish? 9.

How many tanks do you have? 9 (I seem to like the number 9. lD)
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? Not really. I throw my tanks wherever there's room, haha.
What are the main types of fish you keep? Betta's (derp), puffers, guppies, tetras and loaches/pleco's.
Other pets? Oh jeez...
Five cats, a gecko, a lizard, a horse, some chickens, pigs, goats, cows and sheep, a conure (parrot), a python, a rabbit, and of course my fish.~ :3


You like snails? They're not my favorite things, but they're not terrible either. cx
Shrimp? Never kept them, but they're cute.
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? Yep.
Like em? Yeah, even though they're really touchy and hard to keep healthy. cx

How did you discover Bettafish.com? I was searching on google for a cure for velvet and the first thing that came up was a thread on here.~ :3
How long have you been here? Since last October, so 6-7 months (more or less).
Like it? It's pretty dang hard not to. XD

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? I've never done it (mainly cause I only know like, three Greek ones lD), so I'm pretty indifferent.


*Betta Boys* Loki, Koda, Domino, Kankri *Lizards* Leo, Gatorade, Ruby, Sozan *Snake* Nagaina *Tarantula* Pepper
*Hermit Crabs* Broseph, Sheldon, Pickles *Rabbits* Cloud, Peter *Conure* Frankie *Horse* Tango
*Rat* Snowball *Puffers* Mr. Puffer Fish, Lady Puffer Fish *Cats* Sammy, Rusty, MJ, Snipe, Sakura, Terezi
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post #27 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 08:13 PM
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Age? Twenty
How many years total have you kept fish? A little over one year
How many years have you kept bettas? A little over one year
How many years since you first started keeping fish? A little over one year
How many tanks do you have? Three two-gallons
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? No, they owned my desk at college and now that I'm home, I gave them a table instead. I keep the three tanks side by side with pieces of paper between and a box of supplies behind them
What are the main types of fish you keep? I've only had betta, and all but one is a veiltail.
other pets? Cats, but they live at home so I only have the bettas when I'm at college.
u like snails? Love them, but don't have any currently. My tanks are too small.
shrimp? No
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? No
How did you discover Bettafish.com? I found it on Google right after I bought my second betta
How long have you been here? About a year
Like it? Yes, although I really only use it when one of my fish has a health emergency
What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? LOL that's cute! Mine are all named after fictional characters.

My BettasDavros, multi-colored veiltail maleSpock, blue veiltail maleOswin, red veiltail femaleCastiel, blue and white Delta maleGandalf, marbled veiltail maleDr.Horrible, yellow veiltail male
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post #28 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 08:51 PM
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Age? 24
How many years total have you kept fish? 10+ Years
How many years have you kept bettas? 3

How many tanks do you have? 1 10 gallon Betta tank, 1 90 gallon Saltwater Tank
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? The Betta tank is in my bedroom and the 90 is in the living room.

What are the main types of fish you keep? 1 Veiltail betta, 1 marine betta, 1 one spot foxface rabbitfish, 2 yellow stripe maroon clowns, 1 flame hawkfish, 1 flame angel.

u like snails? No

shrimp? I don't mind banded coral shrimp but my saltwater is fish only, the salinity isn't correct for inverts.

Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? No
How did you discover Bettafish.com? I found it on Google.

How long have you been here? A month

Like it? Yes, its great for killing time.

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? I don't care what people name their fish. I play volleyball and got my betta on the way home from a match, when I was acclimating him cast-away was on tv and when I saw Wilson the name just stuck.

20g Long, Freshwater: 1 Veil Tail, Wilson
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post #29 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-07-2012, 09:11 PM
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Age? 40s
How many years total have you kept fish? 0.04
How many years have you kept bettas? 0.04
How many years since you first started keeping fish? 0.04

How many tanks do you have? 1
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? No
What are the main types of fish you keep? 1 Betta
other pets? yes: dog, small parrot, daughter's cat

u like snails? no
shrimp? unknown
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? no
Like em? unknown

How did you discover Bettafish.com? Bing
How long have you been here? appx 1 week
Like it? Yep

What's your opinion on naming them (bettas) after Greek gods/goddeses? Um, okay, sure. No opinion really.
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post #30 of 32 (permalink) Old 05-10-2012, 08:43 PM
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How many years total have you kept fish? Most of my life we had a family tank in the living room.. if that counts.
How many years have you kept bettas? I got my first one like when I was 6 or so.
How many years since you first started keeping fish? I have no clue.

How many tanks do you have? 9
Do you have a room dedicated to fish, or what? Yes. All the fishtanks in my house are in my room and we have a pond outside.
What are the main types of fish you keep? Mostly bettas.
other pets? 3 dogs, a cat, and a mouse.

u like snails? Sorta, they are in like all of my tanks.
shrimp? Yes!
Do you, or have you kept tetras ever? I might have. Not long though.
Like em? Im not sure really.

How did you discover Bettafish.com? Found it.
How long have you been here? A while.
Like it? Love it!

Follow your own pawsteps.
Bettas: Native, Adine, Macaroni, and
Sky.

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