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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-14-2012, 05:58 PM Thread Starter
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Update on Jrf456! -It's been a while!-

Hey guys! It's been quite a while since I've been active on this forum. I've been soooo busy with homework, I barely have time to eat dinner and exercise as per my new diet plan! I have some good news and bad news.

Bad news- While I was gone, I lost Douglas, my gorgeous and sweet jet black bodied with green and red fins king male. He will be dearly missed. It was rough losing him.
I also lost Poinsettia, my sweet little Christmas girl. She was so innocent and shy, but she always greeted me when I entered the room. Dear girl, you'll be missed as well.
I'll be posting in the memorials forum later as well.

Good news- My mom got into betta's! She picked up two 2.5 gallon tanks and brought home two fish, as well as her own decor (and I must say her taste is different than mine as far as decor..) One of her fish is a GORGEOUS bright pink veiltail that I'm definitely gonna steal soon ;) Pics up soon! :)

I hope I can reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Glad to be back home!

<3 -Joel
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-14-2012, 06:15 PM
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Welcome back sorry for your loses
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post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-14-2012, 07:37 PM
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Hey. Welcome back!! I know the feeling of being too busy with school work. I have had days where it's grab a donut before class, grab a sub for lunch, study in between classes and go home and study some more. It can be virtually impossible to stay on track with diet and exercise... among other things.

Sorry to hear about your losses but that's great that your mom is getting into bettas!
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post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-14-2012, 09:27 PM
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Hi Jrf! Shame about your babies. Poinsettia was such a cutie!

Pictures of your mum's fish? ;)

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post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-15-2012, 04:58 PM
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sorry you lost douglas, but welcome back

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post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-15-2012, 05:00 PM
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Welcome back!!!So sorry for your losses!!!


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 #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-15-2012, 07:46 PM
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Hey, I remember you :D ! Welcome back ^-^

I know that feeling... I just got back on a bit ago after being drowned by homework. :/ Well, summer's on its way, so eventually you won't have to worry about that!

I'm so sorry about your boy! But, I definately want to see your mom's bettas~

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post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-15-2012, 07:52 PM
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Welcome back!
I'm new to bettas. and here.
Sorry for your loss. ;-;
That pink veiltail sounds gorgeous.

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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-17-2012, 04:16 AM
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Hey! Welcome back! I don't remember you so I'm assuming you took your break before I came so HELLO!! Sorry for your losses :( Can't wait to see pics of a bright pink betta! Sounds lush.

Gone AWOL....
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-23-2012, 09:42 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks to all of the welcome backs! This shows that this friendly community hasn't changed :) I hope to talk to all of you in the future! Pics up tomorrow, I promise.
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