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post #1 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-07-2011, 05:43 PM Thread Starter
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Thumbs up Help me pick my new betta!

Sooooooooo... i plan on ordering a betta from Chard56! I told him what kinds i wanted, and he showed me 7 pics of REALLY pretty fish, and i managed to narrow it down. I had a tough time, i had to choose between two (beautiful)dalmations, but i got it down to three. two of them are butterflies, ( and tell me if i'm wrong here:) i think they're either deltas or super deltas (all 3 are the same tail type) I am leaning on the second butterfly, but i want you guys to help me pick! I am sure they are quality, (i know that much, I think) but i don't know alot of things about picking a betta.
so, tell me what you think! Okay? (am i missing something?) Oh, and if you want, you can include what you think the betta you like the most's name should be!
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post #2 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-07-2011, 08:18 PM
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I gotta agree with you.. loving the second butterfly!
No clue on name though... :)

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post #3 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-07-2011, 08:36 PM
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I think you should get the third betta, i know i would.

Proud owner of three bettas
And now Yoshimori

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post #4 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-07-2011, 08:40 PM
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I honestly think its personal opinion. Personally I prefer the 1st.

Let us know which you get, and we can help with names!

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post #5 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-07-2011, 09:07 PM
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I like the second one best. I'm a big fan of shiny blue fish

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post #6 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-07-2011, 09:13 PM
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The second one for sure! You should give him a REALLY cool catchy name. Well this is like the most boring name but he really looks like a Derek or Tom.
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post #7 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-07-2011, 09:43 PM
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Get the 2nd one and give him a cool name like Azure.
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post #8 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-07-2011, 09:51 PM
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personally id go for the 3rd one, i love the color and the shine.

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post #9 of 24 (permalink) Old 12-07-2011, 11:56 PM
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I like the first one's colors the best, but the third one has the cutest face =)

My Current bettas:
Sullivan- Orange rose tail halfmoon male
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i like 2 and 3.... if i'm forced to choose i pick 2
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