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Old 08-06-2011, 03:10 AM   #1 
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Nostrils

Betta have nostrils a couple of centimeters behind their lips. But they sip air with their mouths and the nostrils remain underwater, so.......what are nostrils for? What do they do?
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Old 08-06-2011, 02:16 PM   #2 
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http://www.ebetta.com/2007/04/16/can-betta-fish-smell/

^ i'm guessing that must be it. haha (:
i'm not exactly sure if it's right though. perhaps someone else on here will know the answer.
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Old 08-06-2011, 07:42 PM   #3 
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I'm going to make a wild guess, but maybe since bettas need water and air, I suppose that the betta collects some air through the mouth, and collects water through the nostrils. Hmm.... Good question. I think I'm wrong, but anyways....
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Old 08-06-2011, 07:43 PM   #4 
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Well.

It is of course so they have a place to rest their glasses. :)
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Old 08-07-2011, 03:11 AM   #5 
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Priceless, Dragonflie. Thanks for the chuckle.
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Old 08-07-2011, 03:15 AM   #6 
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Thank you, Audjree. That URL answered my question.
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