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Old 04-06-2011, 02:00 PM   #1 
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Just got my Betta today

Hi everyone. I just got my betta boy today. His name is Dargo. He's my first fish so I hope he can survive a newbie. He is a beautiful multi colored double. He is kind of an irridescent blue color with some red and touches of purple.

He is a little guy but he is very fiesty. I had a blue background taped onto the back of his tank and I guess there was too much reflection because he started flaring and attacking the glass so I took that off. I also had a wadded up paper towel sitting next to the tank and noticed that he was flaring and darting at it.

He is in a cycled 10 gallon planted tank. He's been swimming all over, exploring the cave, plants and rocks. Hopefully this means he's feeling good and happy.

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Old 04-06-2011, 07:28 PM   #2 
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Dang! You are spoiling him! And that is a great thing! He must be super happy. It sounds like everything you are doing is good. Good luck! :D
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Old 04-06-2011, 09:57 PM   #3 
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Sounds like you've got a wonderful home for him. Don't be surprised if he doesn't eat much the first little while as he is settling in; that can be common with new fish. My guy was a real flare storm for the first few days until he settled in too. :)
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Old 04-06-2011, 10:45 PM   #4 
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He looks Beautiful (looking at your avitar) I'm so jealous lol. Spoil him! As much as you can! Hey, why not? lol. He sounds like a very lucky little guy (=
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Old 04-07-2011, 04:33 PM   #5 
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*drools* he's sooooo beautiful! Congrats on the find :)
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Old 04-07-2011, 04:56 PM   #6 
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He's gorgeous!
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