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post #41 of 138 (permalink) Old 03-06-2013, 07:01 AM
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I like to give my little Bettas cute names,just whatever I like the sound of at the time.I named my first lovely little boy Link after the video game character & my 3 current little boys are named Peanut,Button & Piglet,which are cute like them.

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Niklaus, I named him as such because of his colors.
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They're bold and strong, like the character from Vampire Diaries. Plus, his color scheme is kind of the "typical Vampire color patterns". Hahaha. I couldn't help myself. I think if I got another Betta, they would have a completely unrelated name though. Niklaus is one of the only characters from that show that I really enjoy.

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I have only named one fish. The guy in my avatar is Little Ricky, named after my boss Rick. He sits on my desk at work. When he flares at me I say he's channeling my boss and saying "get back to work!" LOL

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My first was Turk. He was a turquoise VT.

Second was Azul. He was a blue VT.

Current is D'Argo (Ka D'Argo) after a character from Farscape his coloring reminds me of. He is an orange-red butterfly VT with black marbling.

My bettas: D'Argo + the girls Jullanar, Lalla, Razz, Rayleigh, Aviendha, Arya, & Lovelylocks
plus the other guys Toni, Eli, and Clinton (platy, guppy, and molly) a kuhli- Burt, 2 yoyos- Duncan and Ma, and otos, Laurel, Hardy, Larry, Curly, and Moe, plus the kitty, Clara the Impossible Girl.
SIP: Turk (teal VT), Azul (royal blue VT), Jerrica Benton (pink cambo CT), Lady Amalthea (blue cambo CT), and Jadzia Dax (blue VT)
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OK, my fish are:

Mr. Boy - purple VT that I got for my son's room when he was two... And I let him name the fish.

Cirrus - blue and red HM whose fins are beautiful and flowy like a cloud.

Tyrion - red HM named after Tyrion Lannister from Game of Thrones because the Lannisters' signature color is red.

Ariel - female blue/turquoise/pink CT, because she reminds me of a mermaid.

And last, my blue marble CT at work is:
Winchester El Fantastico McBadass, named by my brother because a fish that awesome needs an awesome name. But I work for a concrete contractor so we just call him "Conc" most of the time.
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I named my boy Patriot because he's red, white, and blue. My girl is Tiny Tina, named after the character from the video game Borderlands. She's tiny and vicious. x3

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Sir Reginald Fitchface, if you please.

Fitchy, to his friends.
Sir Reginald, if you're nasty.
hmmm....if ur nasty......

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I want to breed as well, but I'm waiting til I have an actual job and house before doing that xD
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My friend chose the name Cadence because my fish has black edging around his scales that are thicker in some places and they look like bands sometimes which reminded her of a drum cadence.

1 solid red VT Male. (He's my baby!)
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hmmm....if ur nasty......
He was channeling some old-school Janet Jackson. He's fancy like that.
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So I name my fish by what they remind me of. Like a thing a place or a color.

Briseis- She is a Blue CT. Her tail reminded me of the Troy ships. So I named her after the Troy priestess that fell in love with Achilles.

Opal- She is a VT that's White and pink with a purple hue. That reminded me of an Opal stone.

Jensen- She is a redish orange VT. She remind me of the sunsets in Jensen beach, Fl. One of favorite places in the world.

Magenta- She is a White, Red and Blueish CT. My sister named her but I like the name so much that it stuck.

Duck- He is a Blue, Red and Greenish HMDT. He is my two year sons betta. Not sure why he named him that but he loves Duck and feeds and talks to him everyday.

Mercedes- She is my baby VT. Her colors are still coming in. I pick her name by how fast she was swimming and also I just got done reading a book about Mercedes Benz cars. The name fits her well.
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