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post #21 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-07-2013, 06:55 PM
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You definitely have to be dedicated to put out that kind of cash. I wouldn't pay it for a betta, but I only care about having a few as pets so a few bucks at the pet store is fine with me. I actually was surprised to discover that I'd paid $3.00 more for Kenny when I got home and looked at the receipt because he's supposedly a dragon. I got him because I could swear the poor little clenched-finned thing gave me a "get me out of here" look.

Then again, it's the same thing with lots of other animals. I'd never spend hundreds or thousands on a dog, as there are plenty at shelters, including purebreds, but people do it all the time. Same with horses, too. I paid under $1000 each for the two I've owned in my lifetime, but people spend tens and hundreds of thousands for jumpers, racehorses, etc.
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post #22 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-07-2013, 07:05 PM
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Niece. your a mountain girl how many sharks have you ever met face to face. The media and news people don't give sharks a fair shake. IMO

Haha! I know but they just scare. I can't help it.

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post #23 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-09-2013, 04:54 PM
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Its marble so has probs changed its "I love you" by now making it nothing more than a sub par, spoon headed dt with bad fins. Id pay $20 for it max.
Id pay 500 for a top of the line, almost perfect betta if I had disposable income

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post #24 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-13-2013, 04:25 AM
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I don't know if I could ever buy a $500 fish, but I might spend $500 on medication or something to save my fish if they were sick or dying and I knew it would help.
I saw that fish on ebay a while back too- weird that they're still trying to sell it for that much!
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post #25 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-14-2013, 06:18 PM
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Thats dedication right there.

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post #26 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-17-2013, 01:04 PM
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it's a pretty betta but i would no way spend 500 dollars on a betta fish. i would pay 1 0 dollars at the most actually.

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