Your entry made me laugh! Muppet-ville!
Some employees are completely deranged. When I bought Stu, the lady I bought him off told me that there was a woman, without fail came in to replace her Betta every month, because they kept dying, claiming the fact that keeping them in a large tank kills them.
At least you found a good LFS store, I am yet to find one. BTW, I see you live in Australia! I do as well (: My LFS is City Farmers, if you have heard of them (:
Mulan: Blue/Green/Red HM Male
Those who now swim in the Rainbow Ponds:
Spike: VT Purple Male
Glaedr: CT Yellow Male
Ezio: DeT Dragonscale Male
Stu (Founder of the obsession): CT Blue Male