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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-20-2011, 07:33 PM Thread Starter
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How do you refer to your bettas?

Most of us name our fish but do any of you have a certain name that you call them other then their personal names?

I refer to mine as my Minions. When I come home I walk up to them and in a semi evil voice say, " hello, my minions."

Ok, I know I'm weird but I also know I'm not the only weird person here.
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-20-2011, 07:35 PM
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Haha!

I just call them the fishes. :P Heellooooohhhh fishesssssssss~~~

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I usually call them my kids or babies. Before I leave I always give them a lecture about not having any wild parties and don't let the guppies out! Then I put General Lee in charge because he's the oldest.

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I should try that because my room is trashed and I didn't do it >.>

Who am I? Well I am a Junior Member of the International Betta Congress and a breeder of white HMPKs, red dragon HMPKs, black/red dragon HMPKs, metallic multi HMPKs, blue masked HMPKs, and now multi color HMs. Soon to add black HMs. I will be showing in New Breeder class in fall of 2012.
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they're my bebies(babies). or children. often, when i go to give Cup, Dante, and Lulu attention, i say either "hello, boys and girl", or "hello, lady and Gents". x3c
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I refer to my betta as Muffins. I'll be like "Hello, Muffins~!" Even though he has a name. :P

1 Male ~ 5 Females
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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-20-2011, 09:32 PM
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I generally just refer to Howl and Blaze as "The Boys" and Mi as "Lady".
I never call her "girl" because she just acts too elegant and graceful for that.

Howl - Royal Blue Veil Tail
Blaze - Blue and Red Delta
Mi - Blue Lady
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Just call em "fishies" or "girl/boy".
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They are my kiddos
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-21-2011, 12:09 AM
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"Hello...laaaaadies." for Jenny, Rapunzel, Rainbow, Didi, and Copper and "Hey bud!" to Lief :)
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