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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-02-2013, 01:11 PM Thread Starter
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Hello All! New member!

Hi There!
I have been following this site for a few months. I purchased my first Betta in November and researched quite a bit before getting him. His name is Galileo. He is a Blue male Veil-tail betta. He is almost 6 months old. He is in a heated and filtered 5 gallon bowfront tank.
I fell in love with bettas shortly after and in January purchased my second betta. Her name is Esmeralda. She is 3-4 months old. I think she will be a Blue-green veil-tail. The reason i say "will be" is because her color is still developing. when i got her a few weeks ago she was a pale green. Now she is turquoise, royal blue, green and as red accents. She is in a heated, filtered 5.5 gallon rectangular tank.
I am hopelessly in love with all fish now and loooovve talking about them. I hope to learn more about fish keeping and Betta keeping in general as a member of this site.
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-02-2013, 03:03 PM
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Welcome to the forum and to the wonderful world of Betta keeping....

Nice to meet you...

Look forward to seeing pic and hearing about your Betta adventures....

Enjoy your stay and don't hesitate to ask all the question you need by creating new threads in the proper section, this way you will get the best response from our many helpful members....
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-02-2013, 08:46 PM
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Hey! Welcome to the site! Your fish sounds beautiful, especially Esmeralda! Her coloration sounds outstanding!(:

And trust me when I say, you'll learn many things on this site! I hope this site becomes a great benefit to you!
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-07-2013, 11:01 AM
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Welcome to Bettas R Us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

You certainly started right with 5 gal homes for your children. Hats off to you!

Want to learn more about sponge filters? http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=126530

Compare what your feeding your fish! http://www.bettafish.com/showthread.php?t=138186
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-07-2013, 01:29 PM
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Welcome to the forum! I love your betta names! I am a new owner myself and am absolutely obsessed with my betta, Pontus Rex. They're so wonderful :)
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-15-2013, 11:14 PM
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Hello and welcome to the forum.
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