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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 04-13-2012, 08:50 PM Thread Starter
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Hello Everyone,
My name is Chris and im 14 years old. Yes maybe a little young for fish thought by some but I got mine today and both of us (myself and fish) are enjoying each others company. I've been ready for awhile because I've read 8 books on fish, aquariums and betta's in the past few weeks. Also I have watched videos and gone onto numerous web pages. I got my Blue Crowntail Betta from PetCo today and I've named him Squirtle but everyone calls him Squirt. If the sun hits him in a certain spot you can see some purple and green. I've made a feeding chart and set up the tank, acclimated him to temperature and put him in the tank all by myself. During my care he was never in danger because I knew what to do and my dad was across the room if I needed any help. Soo anyways about myself is I like food and listing to music. I also like to make films with my sister on YouTube and here's the link to the channel.
You can always send me a friend request or chat with me because it's nice to connect with fellow Betta keepers! Once my mom gets her camera charged I will take pictures of Squirt!
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 04-13-2012, 09:42 PM
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Welcome! Squirt sounds adorible, can't wait to see pictures.
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old 04-14-2012, 08:17 AM
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Hi Chris and welcome to the forum

Congratulation on your new buddy Squirtle.

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Welcome to the forum and to the wonderful world of Betta keeping...

Look forward to hearing more about your Betta adventures and seeing pics....

Enjoy your stay.....

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Welcome! You're not to young. I'm 12 lol.

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 04-28-2012, 09:37 PM
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Hello, and welcome to the forum and the world of Betta keeping. I am looking forward to pictures of your new Beatiful fish aswell as his setup

PS. I'm 12, I think that it's great that you are young and starting an awesome hobby at such a young age, I enjoy Fishkeeping

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