Originally Posted by registereduser
How well do the store employees know you? If they know you as a betta enthusiast and they see you at the store frequently and have conversations with you, they MIGHT give the fish to you for free. The secret is to be a good customer first.
This is what happened to me. I have a very good relationship with the employees at my Petsmart. One even called me the betta queen. Lol I got them to give Lucky to me for free and they had no problem with it.