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Forum: Betta Chat   04-11-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Coppermoon
The above quote is correct. Just the look of his...

The above quote is correct. Just the look of his dorsal, he is a DT. The other is a Large Pectoral Plakat (aka Dumbo/Elephant Ear).
Forum: Betta Chat   04-11-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Coppermoon
Galaxy, Koi, Fancy....are all breeder terms to...

Galaxy, Koi, Fancy....are all breeder terms to describe a Marble Betta. I haven't shown in a few years, but he would put into the Patterned Plakat class. He almost has a Pie-bald look (still a...
Forum: Show Bettas   11-12-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,697
Posted By Coppermoon
LSB has meetings in Arlington. We break for the...

LSB has meetings in Arlington. We break for the winter because of the holidays and weather, but you are more then welcome to come :D
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   07-05-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,744
Posted By Coppermoon
Getting a pet store fish is ok...but AVOID the...

Getting a pet store fish is ok...but AVOID the sick ones. I know everyone wants to buy the skinny fin rotty ones, but for me...THOSE were what I went through with the mycos. A healthy active fish...
Forum: Show Bettas   06-26-2013, 11:56 AM
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Views: 9,697
Posted By Coppermoon
Texas: Lone Star Bettas (DFW and surrounding...

Texas:
Lone Star Bettas (DFW and surrounding areas) We take anyone willing to drive
Texas Betta Society (sorty LSB sister Chapter..also in DFW area) non-active
Habarika? (gotta ck spelling)...
Forum: Show Bettas   06-26-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,119
Posted By Coppermoon
Showing VT is highly discouraged due to the fact...

Showing VT is highly discouraged due to the fact that there were no standards to be judged by. The standards for today's betta are "balance". The fish would have to be even both top and bottom. ...
Forum: Show Bettas   06-25-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,119
Posted By Coppermoon
Yep Yep...agreeing with BB too...((from...

Yep Yep...agreeing with BB too...((from memory..seeing what the Standards were proposed))...a VT should have a rounded tail end, not the type that looks like a Delta/VT cross. Dorsal should be...
Forum: Show Bettas   06-25-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,119
Posted By Coppermoon
VT are allowed in shows...people just don't show...

VT are allowed in shows...people just don't show them. They can be shown in variations. There is no longer a class for them because no one was sending them to shows and their class was dropped.
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Forum: Show Bettas   06-25-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,334
Posted By Coppermoon
Fran...again, I am sorry I was not able to take...

Fran...again, I am sorry I was not able to take you around at Convention (via text) :'( We had a lot of classes represented, and some were not. We have classes in the "A" category which is HM tail...
Forum: Show Bettas   05-22-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,531
Posted By Coppermoon
Sadly yes because he is a beautiful fish. He...

Sadly yes because he is a beautiful fish. He looks to have great form too. A marble (not quoting standards...but basically) has to be 50/50 color on body and into the fins...in other words, he...
Forum: Show Bettas   05-22-2013, 02:52 PM
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Views: 1,126
Posted By Coppermoon
I agree with BasementBettas...I would think a...

I agree with BasementBettas...I would think a Judge would move him to Marble though...
Forum: Show Bettas   05-22-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,531
Posted By Coppermoon
The fish you are describing is a Piebald...

The fish you are describing is a Piebald Marble...considered a bad marble. I like them, they remind me of a Piebald pain horse :D They are also known as Monkey faced, and sometimes called Panda (if...
Forum: Show Bettas   05-22-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,292
Posted By Coppermoon
I agree here!!! IF you can find a female with...

I agree here!!! IF you can find a female with "yellow" wash, that tends to help get rid of the red wash.

What I saw the judges look for is the split...the closer the the peduncle the better (is...
Forum: Show Bettas   04-29-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,950
Posted By Coppermoon
you guys can also find Lone Star Bettas on...

you guys can also find Lone Star Bettas on Facebook. We are very active and have a lot of the Eboard online. You can ask questions there too :D
Forum: Show Bettas   04-25-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,950
Posted By Coppermoon
I think voting actually ends during Convention. ...

I think voting actually ends during Convention.

As far as attending shows and NOT being a member...you may attend ANY show you wish too!!! I am trying to find a GOOD/Cheap video camera so I can...
Forum: Show Bettas   04-10-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,950
Posted By Coppermoon
I totally agree with EvilVog!!! The amount of...

I totally agree with EvilVog!!! The amount of knowledge in the IBC is almost endless. There are breeders that have been breeding for I don't know how long. Joining the IBC also gives you access to...
Forum: Show Bettas   04-05-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 10,121
Posted By Coppermoon
Rules for IBC Chapters (as I understood it). As...

Rules for IBC Chapters (as I understood it). As long as the initials don't match any other in IBC (LSB=Lone Star Bettas, TBS=Texas Betta Society, CBS, OBBA, etc.), you must have 5 IBC Charter...
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   03-28-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,744
Posted By Coppermoon
For disinfecting the tank, I would contact...

For disinfecting the tank, I would contact Coppermoon. She will have the info you need on what will and won't disinfect myco and what can be saved and what can't.

View Profile: Coppermoon...
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-18-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,744
Posted By Coppermoon
I would say yes silk plants can be cleaned with...

I would say yes silk plants can be cleaned with the TB killer. You will have to take extra measures to make sure you get ALL the cleaner off. I am using it on live plants and wiping each leaf,...
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-18-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,744
Posted By Coppermoon
Thank you. I do think the main reason this is...

Thank you. I do think the main reason this is going on now is that people don't know what to look for. Both BB and I got fish from US breeders. I contacted the breeder I got my fish from and this...
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-18-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,744
Posted By Coppermoon
I have had my hands in my fish water for the last...

I have had my hands in my fish water for the last 2 years (I got it 2 yrs ago), and I don't have it. It is possible to get it, but it is NOT TB, and it is very rare that a healthy human will get it.
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-18-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,744
Posted By Coppermoon
I got in a male breeder (who had it). He was not...

I got in a male breeder (who had it). He was not showing signs...he was bred with 4 of my females. I raised his fry and showed them. One male I only showed 1x (Monkey Face...he looked like the...
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-18-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,744
Posted By Coppermoon
The lab I used (Deborah..Department Manager) did...

The lab I used (Deborah..Department Manager) did a google search during the time of our first phone conversation, and our 2nd conversation. She said she could not believe the amount of BAD...
Forum: Betta Fish Articles   01-18-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 40,744
Posted By Coppermoon
I don't use a barracks (although the lab in FL...

I don't use a barracks (although the lab in FL that I used said it was actually a healthier way to go). I have had to completely nuke my entire HOUSE. All my domestic betta (including my up and...
Forum: Show Bettas   01-10-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,356
Posted By Coppermoon
see what I mean...lol. **that you breed a pair...

see what I mean...lol. **that you breed a pair (ie "the parents" )and raise the offspring.** Those offspring are the fish you are allowed to show.
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