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Old 12-29-2011, 01:11 AM   #21 
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Whenever I do water changes on smaller tanks I like to cup my bettas. It's personal preference, really. If you feel that pouring the water back in the tank will cause him too much stress then cupping him is a good idea.

As for what type he is, I'm going to say veiltail. It's the most common type sold in stores. I think most of us started out with veiltail bettas. It's much easier to tell when he is flaring his gills. You can get him to do this by holding a mirror up to the glass.

Okay I think I will stick with using a cup so I don't stress him! Thanks!
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