I'm back from Petco. And it was an enjoyable trip.
So I walk into Petco, straight to the bettas. As soon as I see the White EE I've been trying to buy for a while now, I'm a bit upset, they said they had no EEs. Just as I'm sorting through the other bettas, moving them to the upper cubbie holes, a manager with a filter is passing by. I know him from a previous visit and ask "Hi, are you *****?" He responds "Yes."
I say "I'm Hannah." He then explains he's with another customer and will be with me shortly. So I continue looking through all the bettas including the kings. I saw an orchid king which was beautiful but I knew I couldn't get him. I re-organized the entire betta section as I waited and found two obvious sibling double tails that I adored, but I was set on getting the white EE because I knew he'd been there for sometime. Another Manager came up to me and asked to help me, I explained that the other Manager would be giving me a free betta as I made a complaint online.
He said he already knew and asked if I wanted the betta in my hand. So I said yes, he looked at him. And we got into a conversation about how I called the day prior asking if they had any EEs and he said "Well, (Laughs nervously), you spoke to me. I apologize, I thought we didn't have any. But this guy has been here since * October *."
So then I just walked out with the EE and returned a few minutes later with my $5 coupon and purchased one of the Double tails and promised myself if the other was there next week, he's mine!
But I don't expect him to be. He was blood red and a bit of white with a red marbled body. And these were the first EVER double tails I liked. They're only $6.99 so I really don't expect the other male to be there.. Though one can hope
So I got the $19.99 EE for free and the double tail male for $2.15 which again proves, Honesty is the best policy. :) Hope you enjoyed my thread. I'll be posting pics soon.