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post #41 of 44 (permalink) Old 09-08-2019, 03:03 PM Thread Starter
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I moved for school but not that far. I don't have a car so I'm at the mercy of my parents visiting me to go home at the moment :p. I'm at ISU and big oof. My brother calls me a nerd all the time.

But yea! Me too. Also, I know some of them. When I was younger I accidentally overfed my guppies and all their stomaches exploded. I was traumatized to say the least.

Yes, it's definitely a gang. I'm a bit of a nester so I have close to 30 plants in my room at the moment with more on the way due to a horticulture course I'm enrolled in for an elective. What's one more tank? I don't need space, I just need more life in my apartment.
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That's so funny I'm the same way about collecting plants the latest thing is rooting Pothos to put in a tank. Grows very easily even in water 🙂 Sorry to hear about your guppies that would've freaked me out.
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It was traumatizing.

I actually have a pothos I've thought about rooting in my tank. I may do it if I can't get my hands on any good plants.

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I got another betta. His name is Scythe, Scy for short. I was going to name him Toast but it doesn't really match my naming theme. Also, Toast doesn't really fit my new boy. I believe he's a delta tail but I could be wrong. He's currently in a 5 gallon on my desk with silk plants. The LPS didn't have any of the species/healthy plants that I wanted to take home with me. He's finally figuring out how to eat the pellets on top of the water. He's a bit small compared to my other bettas but I think I'm just being tricked by the tail length. He's pretty active and was zipping around the cup when I picked him up.

TBH I didn't plan on getting another betta so soon. I was looking at plants and helping my friend upgrade their betta tank when I saw him. I ended up carrying him around to help us scale the tank (my friend was looking at a half gallon still so I was trying to show them the size comparison. ) He was very helpful and spazzed when I put him down so obviously he had to come home with me. Thankfully, I had the space and an extra filter that was cycling in the 10 gallon.

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I can totally see why you couldn't leave without him, he is gorgeous!

I guess what they say about bettas is true. . . they are like potato chips, you can never just have one. :P
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