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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-04-2013, 11:32 PM Thread Starter
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Hi everyone.

I just joined tonight and wanted to introduce myself. I'm Kim. I'm a mom of six ages 8 years to 24 years old, and a grandma to one very rambunctous 16 month old.

I have raised tank animals, from Angel Fish to Green Tree Frogs, for years now. This is my first time with Bettas. My 8 y/o and I picked up a very sad looking Crowntail Male today at Petco. He was down-right pitiful and looked like he was at the end of his rope, but my daughter wanted to "save" this pretty, little, irridecent-white, guy. Well, now that he's in a heated, filtered, 2.5 gallon "cookie jar", he seems quite the happy, little critter. He opened up his fins just like a blossom and is happily exploring his tank. I think we have a winner. His name is Lumiere, you know, from Beauty and the Beast. LOL. It's fits.

Can't wait to get to know you all. Good night from the the fabulous, Desert South-West.

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-04-2013, 11:39 PM
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Hi Kim and welcome to the forum!!

That is wonderful that you have your crowntail in a heated and filtered home now, I expect that he is much happier!!! We would love to see some photos of him
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-05-2013, 01:06 PM
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Hi Kim, welcome to the forum.
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post #4 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-05-2013, 04:44 PM
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Welcome to Bettas R Us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

OMG, mother of 6? When do you have time for fish?

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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Welcome AnotherKim! Ditto...6 kids...wow!

Can't wait to see Lumiere!

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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-05-2013, 06:37 PM
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Welcome to the forum and to the wonderful world of Betta keeping...

Nice to meet you...

Lots of different ways to keep this species successfully...
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-05-2013, 09:22 PM
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Welcome!
Sounds like Lumiere definitely has a wonderful home!
Can't wait to see pictures. :)

~If your dreams don't scare you, they aren't big enough.~
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-10-2013, 07:01 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the welcome everyone. My computer crapped-out, so I haven't been able to get on. Good to meet you all.
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