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Old 05-31-2012, 05:46 PM   #1 
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Hello there!

Here's a quick little introduction. I've been lurking on these forums for a few months now and boy do I wish there were such thorough and helpful forums for all of my hobbies. That said, I've recently rekindled an interest in bettas (we had a veiltail in the family community tank when I was growing up) and having so many dedicated betta lovers in one place has definitely fanned those flames a little bit.

I work from home and my pets definitely keep me sane. We have 3 cats and 1 ball python and I added my first betta to the family in March. Since then I've gone from 1 tank and 1 betta to 4 tanks and 4 unique personalities. Living close to 3 pet stores certainly doesn't help. Putting an animal with such intelligence and personality into a dirty little cup just breaks my heart and it's mighty hard to avoid the walls of cups that just sit there languishing.

Enough about me! I look forward to participating on these forums instead of just lurking as before, and I gladly accept the risks associated with dallying with such enablers
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Old 06-01-2012, 10:19 AM   #2 
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Welcome to the forum and to the wonderful world of Betta keeping....

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

Enjoy your stay

Be sure and post questions in the proper section for best response.....
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Old 06-09-2012, 11:31 AM   #3 
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Hello and welcome to the forum.
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Old 06-09-2012, 01:30 PM   #4 
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Hello and welcome to the forum

As you've already figured out, bettas are addictive. I never realized how much fun they were until I got my first one. Am up to 6 but only stopped there because there's no space left to put another tank.
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Old 06-09-2012, 04:03 PM   #5 
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Welcome! I have 4 too, just bought the newest boy yesterday. I love watching them go from shy/sick fish to fish with huge personality! :D Hoping to see some photos soon!
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Old 06-09-2012, 10:17 PM   #6 
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