Petsmart bettas - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-10-2011, 08:45 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
newfiedragon's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: The Rock (Newfoundland...not Alcatraz) :D
Posts: 579
Smile Petsmart bettas

What kind of bettas does petsmart normally sell? I'm curious because there's gonna be one opening in St. John's this weekend, and I'm hoping for something a little different than a VT or CT.

Also, can anyone tell me what their bettas normally cost in Canada?

Males:
Newf-copper HM; Nebula-blue/yellow CT; Altair-white/red/green HM; Barinthus-blue/green/black DBT; Ecto-white HM; Spectre - white/black dragon DT

Females:
Pinna-green VT

RIP:
Helios (02/11); Gooberfish (02/11); Sparrow (08/12); Cassia (12/12); Root Beer (12/12); Pendragon (02/13); Uther (02/13); I.T. (10/13); Arthur (11/13); Aether (01/14);
Decepticon (07/13)
newfiedragon is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-10-2011, 08:52 PM
Member
 
Luimeril's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 4,309
when i was there last year, they only have veils. >.> i think Petco has a better selection.
Luimeril is offline  
post #3 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-10-2011, 08:53 PM
Member
 
YoshesMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Eugene.or
Posts: 768
ive only seen ct and vt at petsmart

slightly obcessed with bettas
YoshesMom is offline  
post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-10-2011, 08:58 PM
Member
 
fleetfish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 2,280
I've only ever found one not VT or CT at petsmart ... which is sad. It depends on location more than anything, but the majority you're gonna see are CTs and VTs.

Yuzu (Yellow Dragon HMPK) / Rei (Marble Dragon HMF) / Quill (Brown Tabby and White Pancake Monster)[/FONT]
fleetfish is offline  
post #5 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-10-2011, 09:16 PM
Member
 
Arashi Takamine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Cerulean City.
Posts: 1,284
Yeah mostly CT's and VT's a lot of females possibly a few HM females mismarked. Kai's a Petsmart betta and the only super active betta.

Lelouch of the Petsmart Rebellion - Orchid VT

Yugi - German Sheperd/Pitbull mix. The real King of the house.

There are no coincidences in this world...Only the inevitable.....
http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/y...f/vocaloid.gif


To the Betta's whom passed on: I'll never stop loving you...Take care of each other under the rainbow bridge....
Arashi Takamine is offline  
post #6 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-10-2011, 09:37 PM
Member
 
briser's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Nova Scotia
Posts: 256
I've never been to a petsmart but at my local pet's unlimited (I live in Nova Scotia) the males are from $5.50 - $7.50 and the females are $5.00

Wet-Pets:
None :(

Furry-Pets:
Pickle- Cream Female Hamster. Bought 28/06/11
Cucumber - Sable Female Hamster. Born 05/07/11
Skye - Grey Female Tabby Cat. Less than 1 year.
Baby - Grey/White Female Cat. 5 Years Old.

Rip:
Molly - Golden Beagle/Terrier Female Dog. 10 Years Old.
briser is offline  
post #7 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-10-2011, 09:43 PM
Banned
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Central Texas
Posts: 27,605
Mine sells veiltails and crowntails. I did find a ct girl one time.
dramaqueen is offline  
post #8 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-11-2011, 11:39 AM
Member
 
Jupiter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ontario
Posts: 4,158
CT and VTs, and usually just red/blue ones at that. Sometimes you'll get lucky and find something cool, though.


Puck (Yellow koi HM king) / Scar (White HM) / Salt 'n Pepper (Silver HMPK) / 'That fish' (Copper butterfly HM) / No name (White DT) / No name 2 (Turquoise/white marble HM) / No name 3 (Lilac HM)




Bo Peep (Cambodian VT) / Goldilocks (Yellow VT) / Joie de Vivre (Multicolour VT) / Lil' Peep (Blue VT) / No name (Dalmatian VT) / No name 2
Jupiter is offline  
post #9 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-11-2011, 12:56 PM
Member
 
iheartmybettas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 721
Just like most people said VT and CT. The ones near me usually have a wide variety of colors. I once found an all orange one with hints of light blue (my avatar pic). Sadly he died from something suddenly a couple of months ago. But the point is they do have pretty bettas depending on the store.

19 males all but 1 in 5 gal tanks
1 giant in a 16 bowfront
52 female sorority, 15 raspboras, 6 corydora sterbia and BN pleco in a 72 gallon

Other tanks - 135 gallon african cichlids, 48 breeder SA cichlid, 30 gallon hex goldfish, 30 gallon community fish and shrimp tank, 12 gallon hex growout

2 Chihuahuas, 2 1/2 lab 1/2 weim dogs and 2 cats
1 Husband and 1 3 year old princess
iheartmybettas is offline  
post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-11-2011, 01:19 PM
Member
 
kathstew's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Canada
Posts: 783
My local petsmart only has female veiltails, crowntails (like ten at the most, if I'm lucky), veiltails (way too many) and I've found a few plakat males mistaken as females.
Females are $3.99, but I think with the petsmart card thingy they are $3.48. Male veiltails are $4.99, crowntails are like $7.99.
:/
My petsmart doesn't have that great of variety, I don't know about other petsmarts. The females are ALL usually blue. The veiltail males are different colors, and crowntails are usually blue and red.

Hopefully, your petsmart has some amazing variety!

Edit: I'm in Canada as well, so these prices are probably close to what you would be paying.
Be prepared for some horrible conditions... petsmarts aren't that great at taking care of their bettas (in my experience). I've gotten 8 out of my 10 bettas there, and the majority of them had horrible living conditions, and saving them was one reason I got them.

Life with Lupus is still a life worth living.
Dishing out the truth one post at a time


Last edited by kathstew; 05-11-2011 at 01:22 PM.
kathstew is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Petsmart had bettas on sale. Frist female + first crowntail! elijahfeathers Betta Chat 13 05-05-2011 01:18 AM
Petsmart - 50% Off Bettas Zeetrain Betta Chat 12 06-10-2010 08:45 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome