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Old 11-18-2009, 01:27 PM   #1 
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king/giant bettas

At my Petco, they always have a few king/giant bettas in stock, but I haven't seen anyone on here say that they own/have owned one. Are they prone to illness because of their size? Are they hard to find in stores? Just wondering. =)
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Old 11-18-2009, 03:29 PM   #2 
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I know of at least a couple of people here that has one. I want one, but every time I've gone they have looked ill. The first time I saw them they were gorgeous and I should have gotten one then!

Anyway, another thing is since they are larger they need more room, at least 5 gallons. I'm not sure why people don't prefer them, maybe due to the lack of long flowing fins. I think that is what people are attracted to the most.
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Old 11-19-2009, 08:52 AM   #3 
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I think they are awesome!!!! I almost got one, but I really didn't feel like paying 13.99 for him..

Yep, Angelic scars is right! Need at least 5g...

I plan on getting some sort of Plakat sometime, but I have no room at the moment.
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Old 11-19-2009, 09:29 AM   #4 
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There was a "KING" betta at pet smart and he had huge fins and they were red.
It was the one by petco.
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Old 11-19-2009, 11:36 AM   #5 
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ive seen some here that are huge and gorgeous! i saw one yesterday that had to be 3 1/2 - 4 inches
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