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Old 01-08-2014, 02:54 AM   #11 
Join Date: Jan 2014
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Hi, just like you I lurked for a few days before finally setting up an account :D
He's gorgeous btw! I've had mine for only 3 days and already I find just watching him makes me feel calmer and happier, so I think he's the perfect partner for your emo issues :)
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Old 01-09-2014, 11:36 AM   #12 
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Aww thanks Kali @:)

I've been struggling with PTSD for a couple of years, but I'm stubborn and refuse to take medicine for it (Well, I did try about 6 different kinds before but all of them made me sleep too long or made me feel numb and distant). I wanted to get a pet to help combat my inner loneliness and having him in my life has really made things more manageable for me.

btw I love your username... Is that your real name? Reminds me of the goddess Kali from Hindu culture @:)
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Old 01-17-2014, 04:30 AM   #13 
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Hello and welcome, I am quite familiar with the fish picking me instead of the other way around. After my first betta passed, I thought I was going to hold out for a true green betta, which is pretty rare. Despite the cool shimmer in his pic that appears green, Rocky is generally blue and violet, but green is his stirred-up color change. I really like the shells you plan to add for substrate, and as for tankmates, I swear by bristlenose plecos (one in a 10 gallon). they clean the place for you, but do make water changes more frequently necessary
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