Have you ever regretted not getting a particular betta? - Page 2 - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
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post #11 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-05-2013, 11:57 PM
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I volunteer sometimes at a LFS and I say this pastel orange veiltail. I really thought I should get him but I rationalized myself out of it because I already have three males.

The next time I went to the pet store he was belly up in his cup. I pretty much wanted to die right then and there.

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post #12 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-06-2013, 08:35 AM
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This happens to me every time I go to a pet store!
When at Petsmart, I was choosing between two bettas; a beautiful lavender Plakat, and a red and teal feisty crowntail. I ended up choosing the crowntail, because the Plakat really didn't look to healthy, and since this was my first Betta after getting back into the hobby, I wanted to start off with a healthy one. While I'm happy with my boy, I wish I could have boughten the Plakat as well!

Another time at Petco I found a lightly marbled blue/purple veiltail with light yellow fins. He was gorgeous, he reminded me of a watercolor painting. I was so close to purchasing him! However at the time I didn't have enough money to go out and buy a whole new tank, heater, etc. :/

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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old 04-06-2013, 08:58 PM
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My dog is on a special diet, and he needs this refrigerated food that only keeps for a week....which means I'll have to go to the pet store every week. the store i go to keeps their bettas and fish stuff RIGHT in the front too X_x
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