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post #11 of 55 (permalink) Old 10-01-2011, 02:20 PM
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I'll just give you all my pets.

The Bettas:

Yuuki because I love that name, and it means white or snow in Japanese and he has some white. I tried out a few names before like Neo but they never stuck.

Ryu because it means beloved one, and its an awesome name.

The Goldfish

Beau because me and my friends decided it, and it is really cute.

The Cory catfish

It was Akio which is a Japanese name, but when she layed eggs I had to make it Kia because she couldn't have a silly boy name! But beau ate all of her eggs. O.e

The Pleco

Echo because it fits him and it is Echo the Pleco!

The 3 Snails

Yori because he just looks like one

Blu because he is a blue snail

Toma because, well, I just like it.

The parakeets

Skyler because her colors look the the sky. My mom calls her that as a nickname.

Junior because he looks like my 1st parakeet that died.

The chinchillas

Mo because it just fits his spunky and amazing personality

Lego because my brother got to name him though he is still mine

The dog

Chili because it is the name he came with and it SOOO fits him.

The cat

Bella because she came with it and she had already had her name changed when the first family that had her got rid of her. Her old old name was Gracie so we call her Bella Gracie.

*2 Bettas (for now RIP Ryu) *2 Goldfish *9 Guppies *1 Gourami *2 Chinchillas *2 Budgies *2 Dwarf Frogs *1 Dog *1 Cat *2 Hermit Crabs *2 3gs *1 10g *1 Pond *2 2gs
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post #12 of 55 (permalink) Old 10-01-2011, 09:17 PM
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Current Betta:

Roranicus Pondicus aka Rory - Pink&Red butterfly HM boy - Rory is named after a character from Doctor Who. When I first got him he acted like a little bad a**. From time to time he also called Nemo by my family. He like to look at his filter, like he try to stop it like Nemo did.

Past Betta:

Pirate - Blue CT Boy - I got him during my last year of High school. I named after the schools mascot, a pirate. Plus the school color was blue.

Kiwi - Blue&Green VT Boy - When I got him he seem all green, so I named after the fruit. Later he showed some blue, but I still kept the name.

Eeyore - Blue&Purple VT Boy - This little guy was my first Betta. His color remind me of the character Eeyore. Oddly he a very dull and gloomy guy.
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Willy- named him after a previous Betta
Show off- kept flaring when I first got him
Pop eye- only has one eye
Dash- will not stay still for more than 2 seconds
Hope- got him when my grandma got sick and I named him hope , for my grandma
And those are all the names of my bettas

16 gallon - 11 neon tetras, 6 Pygmy cories, 6 kuhli loaches and 1 male Betta
15 gallon - 1 male Betta, 3 platies, and 5 guppies
6 gallon - 1 male Betta

All planted tanks

In My Opinion a Betta deserves nothing smaller than a 5 gallon tank
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post #14 of 55 (permalink) Old 10-01-2011, 09:42 PM
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i wanna try

strawberry- she was sweet and a little jerk, kinda small

chili pepper- he is almost solid red like a chili pepper

luna- she reminded me of the moon, am Hispanic so i chose luna

lunar- i wanted a boy-ish name of luna so i chosed lunar

oceanist- his body was blue in light it is blue and green it made me think of an ocean

i still having trouble on my new girl for her name

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Alpha - Cause he is my first betta and the Greek letter looks like a fish.

Argo - Means bright, shining and swift. Named after Jason's ship in Greek mythology.
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Dolson - after the residence hall I've lived in since I started at this school. He seems to like being called "Dol" better tho.

Proud betta momma to:
Nova (Red veiltail)

Morpheus, AKA Mo or Morphie
Dolson, AKA Dol
Swim on past that rainbow bridge, boys <3
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Neros - root of the Ancient Greek name Nereus, basically means 'wet one.' Neros is so chill and smooth, that it just seemed to fit him, and wet one is a perfect description of a fish!

Xerxes - Greek version of the name, Ahasuerus, which means lion-king or warrior-king. I wanted artaxerex, but my wife and I compromised on Xerxes. This guy is so fiesty, it's crazy. The name fit perfectly. He is like a lion, and I'm pretty sure he would fight a lion.
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Mister-on our way homw wit him i said "hey mister dont die okay?" and i asked my mom what to name im and she said Mister!
Sister-is rhymed with mister and was a girl.
Sir- well i had Mister(formal male name)Sister (started with "S") so i said a formal male name that began with "S"
Pedro-named after my friends dead betta
Ghost- name by Betaguy in a comment. (he is ill at the moment preay he'll make it to tomorrow)

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Gunter (R.I.P.): Named after the Ice King's penguin minion(s) on Adventure Time!

Gustav: One of my mom's favorite artists is Gustav Klimt, and the markings around his mouth look like a mustache! :-{

Frederick (marimo ball): My roommate named him.

Current Aquatic Friends:
Gustav the crowntail betta!

Lost Aquatic Friends
R.I.P. Gunter, you were such a beautiful fish
R.I.P. Frederick the egg-infested marimo ball

Foster Friends:
Chloe the guinea pig

Successfully Adopted Foster Friends:
Iron Rat and Captain America the rat brothers
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gunter i like that name, i like adventure time too ^_^ but sorry you lost him

and mistersmom i hope he makes it too ;]]

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