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Old 06-10-2011, 11:01 AM   #1 
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Is monster a color or size?

I found a female HMPK and I'm trying to figure this out before I buy her. Thanks!
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Old 06-10-2011, 11:17 AM   #2 
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according to this
" This terminology can be used to describe a.) body size (as in the case of half-giants or full giants), b.) finnage size, and c.) a white face."
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Old 06-10-2011, 11:12 PM   #3 
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I'd say it's probably referring to her color. Thai Breeders are really good about marking their bettas 'giant' if they are big/remotely big, so monster would refer to her coloring/marbling.
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Old 06-12-2011, 03:06 PM   #4 
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"monster" is a gimmick-y name used by sellers to get people to buy their fish; to make them sound more interesting.

Giant/King is size, usually.

"Monster" is not unlike "Black fire", "Fancy", etc.

They use it to be more interesting, really :)
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