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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-27-2013, 04:48 PM Thread Starter
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Hi!

So a friend gave me some fish supplies, she had guppies but sold them all and gave her stuff to me.
I wanted something simpler so I browsed the web and decided to get a betta. Today I went to the store and picked up a new silk plant, water conditioner, and food. I also got my first betta.
She is a crown tail female, I picked her out because she had the most colour and the local fish store never has crown tails, they only have a bunch of veil tails and a tank with a bunch of females. The females have round tails and thick bodies and the other ones look like a smaller version of the male veil tails.
My new girl is going into a 10 gallon tank, she has lots of decorations to play in and I got all this stuff and her for under $15!! Don't you love free things?
She is still in her bag and I am working on filling up her tank right now.
She needs a name still so if you think of anything give me a shout, she has a soft pale pink body with red and white fins.
Her belly is really big but I read it is from eggs.
Right now she is very pale so I will need to let her settle in before I get good pictures.
Looking forward to talking to other betta keepers!
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-27-2013, 04:50 PM Thread Starter
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Oh this is a quick pic of her tank, if it will upload that is... Internet is super slow!
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-27-2013, 10:52 PM
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Very nice!
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-28-2013, 12:47 PM
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Welcome to the forum! I'm sure your new girl will love her tank! (My boys like their round leaf plants with flowers that I see in your tank too)

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-29-2013, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the warm welcome!
I will try post pics tomorrow maybe of my girl. She is settled in and seems to enjoy exploring her new home.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 08-30-2013, 05:58 AM
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Welcome to the forum

Looking forward to pics. of your new fishy friend. She's not going to know what to do with all that room.

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