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post #1 of 40 (permalink) Old 09-21-2012, 10:07 PM Thread Starter
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I've Changed My Mind

Well.. ALOT has happened this past few days.. I decided to take a long break from bettas and couldnt stand it.. Bettas and this forum have both been a Huge part of my life. We learned about Mohs hardness scale in class and instead of listening. I tuned myself out and thought hard about fishkeeping.. n those 10 minutes I thought how I would let these few losses ruin a goal I had set for myself of winning my first ever show. I wasnt going to give up. I decided to take a new aspect of betta breeding and take a new start.. I am selling off all of my stock except the best fish and buying in more stock.. During the Summer I was flying through water changes but now Im sluggish.. With 8 hours of school and 2 hours of sports Im tired by WC time. I can barely stand it but this is a part of my life. Im starting on an even smaller scale that I can cooperate with and maintain.. Heres the stock Ive accumulated so far and this will be probably 1 fourth of my stock since im going to be breeding on a VERY small scale..




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Hopefully RU.. and thank guys. Im hoping Ill be able to get atleast 1 spawn per month-2 months

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post #6 of 40 (permalink) Old 09-21-2012, 10:44 PM
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Happy to hear your not giving up and cutting back some so you can keep up with all you have to do. Good luck !!!!

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post #8 of 40 (permalink) Old 09-22-2012, 06:35 AM
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Hiya Mo :) Nice to see you back with us!

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Welcome back :)
I think you should keep it as a side hobby since you mentioned 8 hours of school and the sports. You have beautiful fish :)
Best of luck. Try not to let it overwhelm you.

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