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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-11-2010, 07:57 PM Thread Starter
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Hello!! (newly de-lurking)

I decided to finally register, instead of just poke through here and sneak on by. ;) I've had enough of wanting to make comments, having to hold back!

We finally allowed our kids to pick out a fish last weekend, knowing full well that care is pretty much going to be MY responsibility... our son is almost 10, but away a lot; our daughter is only 4. *sigh* XD

They decided on a betta, so after getting things settled around the house, I tried to pick out some relatively healthy-looking boys and let them decide between those. Our new boy is a gorgeous blue/red CT, with lots of oddities. He's been LOVING his new space, about 1.5-2g hex with two plants and a cave. ^_^ (and light and heater, yadda yadda, no filter; I'm dealing with changes)

I hadn't kept fish in over a decade, but I'm re-hooked again already, and annoying my husband to no end. Just today I saw a beautiful boy I'd love to take home and OOH and AAH over. From what I could see (I'm short, he was on a top shelf, and I wasn't going to risk shaking him around just for a look) he's a white iridescent with a few small black marblespots, and maybe a bit of DT in him as his fin has a nice 'dent' right in the center. I behaved. (still sulking, admittedly. ;) )

We need more space in the house. THAT isn't going all that well, though; we're crowded enough in as it is! Too much junk to get rid of, then I might be able to go adopting. ^_^;;

anyways.. enough rambling! HI! Pictures of Fishy (*still* otherwise nameless) forthcoming, after I get them off my darned camera....
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Welcome! Sounds like my house! I hadn't had a betta since college (About 8 years ago) but got one in December. Now I have 7...or 8?? Nope, 9. And now I work at Petco in the summer (I'm a teacher). We're not really running out of room at my house, but we're running out of plugs!! Maybe no lights on the tree this year? Hehehe.

Anyway, welcome!
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Hola, welcome to the forum! ^_^ Just remember two things....

1. If you have ANY questions, ASK. It's what we're here for xD
2. .... PICTURES :P This forum thrives on them.
3. Have fun. We're people who LOVE to have fun.

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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 07-12-2010, 10:56 AM
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Welcome to this site I hope you have a good time learning about bettas!=D
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Welcome! Soon your house will be crammed with fishies! :P Happy betta-ing!

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Helloand welcome to the forums. :)

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Welcome to the forum :] Can't wait to see some pics of your bettas!

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