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Old 07-25-2011, 03:42 PM   #1 
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PK/Giant???

so I'm wondering, are PK's typically bigger than your ordinary HM? I purchased a female recently and she is huge.Approx 6mos. I measured her and she is a full 2 inches with a caveman forehead kinda pre-historic looking but beautiful in her own way. Maybe giant geno or maybe a HM on steroids?? She was sold as a "big" copper HM, but in person she is like 2x the size of my male. I tried her in a sorority and she was very aggressive so she is on her own. I'm afraid to put her in with my male for breeding in fear of what she may do to him! So I was wondering if PK's are larger maybe I will look for a new mate for her??
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Old 07-25-2011, 06:40 PM   #2 
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There are King Bettas aka giant PKs. So it makes sense that there would be females too (queen betta?). Could you post a pic?
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sorry for the awful picture and size,but its the only one I have, till my new phone comes in. Its the one from the seller, if you look at her from the front she has wide boney forehead, kinda like prehistoric man
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She's a HMPK. Halfmoon Plakat. Very pretty she is!
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Old 07-25-2011, 06:57 PM   #5 
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The King Bettas are Plakats. The giants are alot bigger in size.







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There are King Bettas aka giant PKs. So it makes sense that there would be females too (queen betta?). Could you post a pic?
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Whew...ok she is not a giant, thank goodness...I've not seen many PK's in person, only one that I can recall in Petco, so is it safe to say that 2" is an average size for Plakats??
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Old 07-25-2011, 09:40 PM   #7 
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From my understanding they are all Plakats. There are just different sizes of Plakats. I truly doubt you will see a female Giant at Petco.
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Old 07-25-2011, 10:40 PM   #8 
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So what's the difference between king bettas and giant pks? I thought king betta was just a name petco came up with for them? XP

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Old 07-25-2011, 11:39 PM   #9 
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WOW 10 rays! She had a huge caudal!
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Old 07-26-2011, 09:12 AM   #10 
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Hmm if this site is correct... holy crap! O_O

http://www.bettas-jimsonnier.com/genetics7.htm
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