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Old 07-09-2012, 09:14 AM   #1 
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crowntail=smallest body for tail type?

Does tail types affect body size?

I'm thinkin plakats =biggest body
crowntails=smallest body?

I've never owned a plakat or crowntail, but it seems that way when I look through the piles and piles of cups in petco

Any opinions on this?
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Old 07-09-2012, 10:08 AM   #2 
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Hmm.... Come to think of it it seems that way My doubletail and crowntail both are awfully small. The smalest gal I can breed them to is a veiltail Not to complain, my baby fish is more like his daddy already lol.

My PK is massive. Him and Georgie (the massive grumpy veiltail) both match in size and thickness.
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Old 07-09-2012, 10:53 AM   #3 
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:D good to see that someone has made similar observations.... I've been trying to figure out what kind of betta I would want with a school of endlers and cherry shrimp. I figured that if I had a plakat, a few endlers and shimps, soon it will be just one very fat plakat. I'm even doubting the possibilities of a Vt :/ maybe I'll even go for a halfmoon because they are usually the slowest.
If Ct I'll be looking for the friendliest crowtail I can find :)

edit: OH I just realized that I'm in the wrong forum! I thought I was in betta chat! do I pm a mod to move threads?
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:15 AM   #4 
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I think you can PM them :)

As long as you get a mellow betta, and do not have nippy fish it works out. I find my PK female murdered my three ember tetras My male PK ate my shrimp (I forgot the colony was hiding in there!)
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:21 AM   #5 
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Ok Pk are completely out then, although I do want a butterfly/elephant ear Pk somewhere down the line @.@ I looove how those look
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:52 PM   #6 
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OMG I SAW ONE!!! He was white and blue, 28 dollars </3
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Old 07-09-2012, 11:19 PM   #8 
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@ Tazman: Thankyou!

@Sena: oO $28?? was this on aquabid? I think they're cheaper at petco >.>
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Old 07-10-2012, 01:31 AM   #9 
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No, in BIG AL'S in Edmonton.

Which is fine since I GOT A FEMALE CT!!!! xD She is big, too.
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Old 07-10-2012, 02:43 AM   #10 
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I decided to do a rescue. Actually, I went to the ridiculously overpriced chain store first to look at their emaciated bettas, and wanted to rescue one of those. Doing the usual routine, I checked out the other fish too. To my dismay (but not surprise, chain store... duh...) some of the goldfish had ich. So I went to the counter and told them that their fish is sick.
I usually don't bother with these things, so I was a little nervous and said some of your goldfish has ich....

and mannnn you should have seen the store clerk's face. She literally exploded...with "it's pronounced IIICCK, and NO our fish does NOT have that!"

I was like, may be you should take a look?

She's like, They DO NOT have ICH we check them VERY CAREFULLY.

At that point I was like whatever, I was just trying to help your fish, obviously you don't care about them very much.

So extremely peeved I went to one of the cheaper and friendlier chinese LFS who at least keep their bettas in a cup with some moss.

So here's my New Betta and some free stringy moss. I also got a bunch of elodea looking plant, a thermometer and some free duck weed =P. $15 well spent...I'll be setting up my new heater in my 1 gallon moss tank and he will be left to recover in his new home until I get the 10 gal NPT set up :)

His fins looks rather chewed, but no black edges, so hopefully they will grow back nicer soon.

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