So I just joined here and posted an intro thread to me and my two bettas on the Betta photos section, but I had to post this. A while back I expressed interest to my husband that I'd like to "get back into bettas" and eventually buy a breeding pair and try a spawn. So I kinda left the subject alone for a while and at work yesterday (I work at an all natural small one location pet store) I noticed a really nice Plakat male that we have for sale. Well I'm in love with this fish so I was trying to figure out what I could do to get him. LOL My current betta is in a 2.5 gallon at my apartment (the other one lives at my mom's house for now) and I have an empty ten gallon down stairs in my basement just chilling. So my boss's cousin happened to come into the store today while I was working (with the fish I love's bowl sitting next to my register so I could oogle him... lol) and I asked him if he could fashion me some tank dividers for my ten gallon. He works with plexi glass for a living and has made me a few things before. So he is going to make me some charcoal tinted dividers for my ten and I'm going to acquire 3 more bettas total (for now
). I asked my hubby when I got home if he was okay with this (just to be nice, his opinion matters to me!) and he said, and I quote "Do what ever you want, I don't mind" !!!!!!!!!
I'm a happy girl right now! I love my hubby! lol So I'll be getting this male and then keeping my eyes open for a couple other fish that I can add to my collection. I'm stoked. I haven't had more than just one or two bettas in forever and I am excited! I took a couple pics of the fish I like. Here he is
We do keep our bettas for sale in ruffle bowls but rest assured that they are cared for. We do water changes every other day and they are fed sparingly and only what they consume, no old food is left in. We do have a few that are in much larger containers as examples of correct setups. We also send a detailed care sheet home with every betta purchase *a sheet I wrote, lol! We hardly ever lose bettas at the store and they tend to sell quickly. We also hand pick them from our supplier in person, so they are not mailed to our store :D Anywho. I'm so happy I'm bouncing up and down! LOL