Betta Edutainment ... to the max :D - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-20-2011, 02:25 PM Thread Starter
fleetfish's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 2,291
Talking Betta Edutainment ... to the max :D

I just had to share because what happened was too adorable. I popped into the LFS on the way home today just to look at the fishies and visit this beautiful red macaw that lives there.

I steered towards the bettas and it wasn't five minutes when two little girls came up and told me that THEY had a betta, a red one just like that one. There were many red VTs for sale so I wasn't sure which one they meant. I'm sure it was the one I eventually took home though (pics soon!).

They became very chatty and them proceeded to ask me about a hundred betta questions! I was a little toungue tied after awhile, so I tried to make an excuse and leave the two kids, but the younger girl grabbed my hand and told me that there was a fish that they were VERY scared of, and would it bite them? I thought it was a pirhana or a barracuda or something, but no ... it was a shy yellow gourami boy. Does he bite? they asked. What are those stringy things? Is it a baby? What do they eat? etc etc *onto the next tank, repeat* (by the fifth or sixth time I was sort of BSing ... but *shhh!*)

Finally, after about twenty minutes, the two of them had to go home. I gave a small sigh of relief, but I was also feeling VERY happy that I talked to them about bettas. I hope that the two girls got something out of my impromptu feild trip, maybe a first step towards responsible fishkeeping!

Rei (Marble Dragon HMF) / Fury (Black/Red VT)/ ??? (Marble Dragon HM) / Quill (Brown Tabby and White Pancake Monster)[/FONT]
fleetfish is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-20-2011, 04:26 PM
Abby's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Lismore, NSW
Posts: 2,487
Thats too cute!

Everytime i have my niece it's "See fishys" shes three, she loves looking into the low open top "pond" on the stand in the store because the fish (gold fish and koi?) gulp at the surface. And everytime i remind her not to touch and now before i get to she says "NO TOUCH, Bites!" i laugh and agree not to touch

Female Bettas:Gaia,Bubbles,Tabitha, Rani, Kelsey, 4 unnamed Male Bettas:Oscar, Spyro, Cookie Monster, Kermit The Frog, Grover II, Alvin, Archillies, Moostash
Snails: Yoshi,Peach,Lugi,Mario
Others:Quismodo, Esmerelda, Lavern, Banch(<Guppies) 2 unnamed bristle noses, 2 unnamed reticulate "yoyo" loaches
Furbabies: Kobi & Beau
M F S ˙ʇƨσן ǝƨσɥʇ σʇ ǝɔɐǝԀ ʋƖ ʇƨǝᴚ
"Can never have too many fish"
Abby is offline  

Quick Reply

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


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

Email Address:


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

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